Copy adult behaviors and seek adult approval.
(Say and do things you want your child to imitate, and avoid the opposite!)
Have seemingly boundless energy.
(Use this energy to infuse his day with songs, counting, and chants.)
Love a mealtime full of conversation.
(Give him plenty of time to recount his day and share his stories.)
Learn early reading and writing skills.
(Encourage and praise "trying" without judging. Discouragement is a reading pitfall!)
Learn to manage their emotions and recognize how othres feel.
(Talk about feelings, yours and his. Read books that explore emotional situations.)
Begin using fingers with flexibility and control.
(Writing, drawing, painting, using tools... a great way to keep him interested!)