First of all, if you know a toddler who's biting, you're under stress. I know because I've been there. If you're visiting today because of any kind of aggression by toddlers, I've got you covered. After over 40 years of toes-in-the-sandbox teaching and 2.5 advanced degrees related to early childhood education, I've experienced the tension and confusion that comes with biting. I've witnessed, not one, but two, toddlers cure themselves of biting by accidentally biting their own hands!
Here's a link to my best Cheat Sheet on Biting. As a bonus, I'm including a very special link to an article by Lorna Aaronson called Love At First Bite. That's because many of the best things I've learned about biting came from her workshop with the same title.
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Nanci J Bradley is an early childhood and family educator, author, teacher, family aerobics instructor, and an all-around fun-loving person. She believes in the power of sleep, healthy eating, lifelong learning, and most of all, PLAY! (click on the word) She studied early childhood ed at Triton College and received her BS in education in 1986 from NIU. She received her MA in human development from Pacific Oaks College in 2011. She lives and teaches in Madison WI.