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Dressing myself - shoelace tying

Tying your own shoelaces requires a level of dexterity children are not usually ready for until around the age of 7-8 years old.

There are several different methods for tying shoelaces, for example:

Hints and tips

Alternative strategies

If all else fails or your child is unable to master this skill, then alternatives to shoelaces are available.
Obviously Velcro is the easiest way of fastening shoes; however, if your child has shoes with lace
holes then see the list below: