Preschooler’s and Grief

How Preschooler’s Express Grief 
Bedwetting                  Thumb sucking
Clinging to adults         Exaggerated fears
Excessive crying          Temper tantrums
Regression                   Stubbornness

Ways to Help Preschooler’s
Answer the child's question honestly
Follow their lead, and let them talk about the loss
Help them share their fears and worries
Provide routines
Give the child affection and nurturing
Provide opportunities for play
Be patient with regressive behaviors
Teach them to recognize and name feelings

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