Ok, I know, it's not ground breaking. But it's fun for them when they can eventually do it themselves! Opening the letterbox.
This post got me thinking. It's the bigger picture that is important. Building the child's confidence, ego, self esteem. For them to believe in themselves. He's not just opening the letterbox independently, he's building his self trust, he's building confidence. I'm sure this leads to greater success in other areas.