almost 3 and wont stop throwing his toys

Bunny Mc - posted on 01/26/2015 ( 3 moms have responded )

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Hi my son is almost 3,he cant stop throwing his toys and anything that is lying about,Hes been doing this for over a yr now,Its very annoying,if theres anything on the coffee table our the chairs he fires it off the table,anyboby no why he does this,Ive tried everything to stop him

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Dove - posted on 01/26/2015

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Have you taken away each toy that he has thrown for at least a full day if not longer? The things that he throws that do not belong to him... does he have to go and get it and put it back where it belongs?

I also agree w/ what Shawnn said and would also add... if he's gone to time out more than once in a day for it perhaps you can change it up a little and say something along the lines of 'it looks like you are in a real throwing mood today. Let's go outside w/ something you CAN throw.' And then take him outside to throw balls at a target or something. Who knows? Maybe he'll grow up to be a professional pitcher. ;)

♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 01/26/2015

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Have you tried consistent redirection, and consequences for not listening? It takes more than "Don't do that"...It takes you immediately removing the items from his hands and sayind "NO". And again, and again...and if it happens 3 times, he goes to time out. The minute it happens again...time out.

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