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Words That Encourage

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Use these words of encouragement with your children.

You’re doing a great job!

Now you’ve figured it out!  

Great Fantastic!  

That’s better! 

Good for you!  

Way to go!

I’m so proud of you! 

You remembered!   


Now that’s what I call a fine job!    

One more time and you’ll have it!   

You really make my job fun!  

I like the way that you are listening!   

Everybody makes mistakes sometimes

I really appreciate your help!  

I understand how you must feel!    

I could listen to you read (sing) all day!  



You’re really working hard today!

That’s the way!


That’s the best you’ve ever done!

Good thinking!

Keep on trying!

That's the right way to do it!

You’re really improving!

I like that!

You did that very well!  

This i is really great!

What a great idea!

Thank you so much!

Now you try it. You can do it!

I know that is very hard!                            

What a nice smile you have!

Your kindness is so refreshing!


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