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Teach your kids to tie shoelaces

Teach your little ones how to tie their own shoes in three easy steps.

By Laura Grande

Teach your kids to tie shoelaces

Tie shoelaces with the bunny-ears method:

1) Take an end of the shoelace in each hand and cross the laces over one another. Thread one lace under the other and pull tight.

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2) Make a generous loop with each side of the lace. The loops should resemble a pair of bunny ears.

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3) Holding the loops firmly, cross them and feed one under the other. Pull tight.

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A version of this article appeared in our September 2014 issue with the headline, Quick fixes: How to tie shoelaces, p. 48.

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