Illustrated examples of the behavior of a toddler learning to use a spoon and the caregiver’s assistive actions. A. A toddler moving their spoon towards the food in a dish that the caregiver is holding. B. The caregiver moving the food on the plate so that the toddler can reach it with their spoon more easily. C. The caregiver supports the elbow of a toddler holding a spoon with food on. D. A toddler plays with the spoon in a manner unrelated to eating. (Illustrations by MATSUMURA Minami). Credit: Kobe University


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