Any visit to the grocery store canturn into a nightmare for the parents if the child begins to scream and demand of everything for yourself. Strange as it may sound, trips to the store can turn into a great learning platform, with the help of which you will always be able to teach your child a few lessons of correct behavior in the store.
What do I need to do? The most important thing - to involve the child in the process to become your partner and companion, not cool and not begging for it, in order that ...
Shopping list. Compose it must together with the child. This teaches the child to plan their next steps, and do not make unnecessary or ill-considered purchases. In addition, the shopping list is a good reason not to buy all sorts of things. Even if your child is small and can not participate in drawing up the list, it will still make up with him and go to the store in the hands of a piece. This will help the child to absorb the information that you make the right purchase.
The composition of the product. If your child can read, you can give it a simple task. For example, ask them to find the milk with the lowest fat content, the juice with the lowest sugar content. Remember that you need to make the job so that the child was always on your form. Also, these jobs are best to give the department unbreakable products. This assignment helps the child to absorb the information, train the literacy and numeracy skills, which is a great help in further training.
In preparation Compare products together, show him some of the goods, their composition and differences.
Something new. Such a method is contrary to the method of "shopping list", but is also important. Leave your list in one empty place for your child to choose one thing that he liked. Blank item can be used not always, when you walk into the store. For example, it can be used as a reward for good behavior, but this is at your own discretion.
"Unnecessary" product. If you're talking about a particular product is "harmful", "bad", you create a certain mystique around it, and the children are always attracted to what is forbidden to them. Try to choose other adjectives. For example, "unhealthy", "insipid taste" and others.
Queue. Choose those stores, and while it will not be enough visitors because the less you will stand in the queue, the easier it will be to entertain the child and to protect themselves from unnecessary purchases.