When it comes to a child’s meltdowns in a store, the most effective remedy is what you do BEFORE you arrive at the store.
Using the pages in this document, make a visual shopping plan and teach it prior to your next visit to the grocery store. Children think in pictures, so a predictable visual plan will help them understand and handle your shopping trip. Includes step-by-step directions and a sample conversation.
- 2 and up
- Preparing children for shopping trips using visual routines and predictability, which minimizes upset and conflict
- Three single-sided color printouts
- Printed Shopping Plan
- Printed Shopping Lists
- Lamination sheets
- Tape or Velcro
- Dry erase markers