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How to keep kids from losing mittens and toques

The perfect solution for kids who always seem to misplace their winter accessories.

By Today's Parent
How to keep kids from losing mittens and toques

Illustration: Grace Cho

What you'll need: extra large suspenders.

Illustration of a red winter jacket with suspenders Illustration: Grace Cho

1. Unzip her jacket and lay it flat on the table. Lay the suspenders flat inside the coat, with the shorter strap facing up.

Illustration of a red winter jacket and a blue mitten held by a suspender Illustration: Grace Cho

2. Thread the two longer straps through each arm until the clips appear in the cuffs. Attach each mitten or glove to the suspender clip.

Illustration of a blue toque being held onto a red winter jacket by suspenders Illustration: Grace Cho

3. Thread the shorter strap through the loop near the hood area to attach the toque.


A version of this article appeared in our December 2015 issue with the headline, “How to keep kids from losing mittens and toques,” p. 38.

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This article was originally published on Jan 04, 2016

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