Kids

Teach your kids to tie shoelaces

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

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.