It was one of those eventful moments of parenthood, a milestone in your child's life and one that you were an integral part in helping them to achieve - the tying of shoelaces. I do admit that I was not a parent that pushed this skill at a young age, mainly due to the fact that my three children were "at a young age" all at one time (only 3 years between my first child and my last child - plus add my Sunshine in the middle). Those early years are a giant haze (a happy haze, but nonetheless a…
A New Way to Teach Your Child to Tie Their Shoes (VIDEO)
Are you looking for a new way to tie shoes for your child? Today we are showing you a fresh tying technique that will teach this fine motor skill with this easy lace tying strategy. This helpful advice was recommended by an occupational therapist so don’t miss this tutorial! I am so darn excited about […] Pin It
Here's one that we all have different ways to teach and I have personally used two different methods. I made a tying board for the kids because buying one was out of the question at $20! I used a cardboard cake circle, $1 store laces, and duct tape. I will try my best to explain because I can't really take this apart haha The pink "shoe" in the middle is actually the holder that the laces came in. I bought 2 different colors so the kids could tell the different steps apart. I cut each in…
How to Teach a Child to Tie Shoes With This Nifty Rhyme
Build a teepee, come inside Close it tight so we can hide Over the mountain and around we go Here's my arrow and here's my bow! The rhyme above turns the somewhat difficult task of teaching a child to tie their shoes into a fun, interactive experience.