Skip to main content
Pieces of an unsolved puzzle.

Solves problems

Opportunities for solving problems occur daily. When your child encounters a problem, she should be able to verbally discuss possible solutions. The more comfortable she becomes verbally expressing solutions to problems in safe environments, the more likely she will demonstrate problem-solving skills in less familiar environments.

Watch the video

Activity Ideas


Legare, C. H., Mills, C. M., Souza, A. L., Plummer, L. E., & Yasskin, R. (2013). The use of questions as problem-solving strategies during early childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 114(1), 63–76.