I remember as a kid learning how to tie my shoes with the bunny ear method. It was always so hard to remember the little saying, around the woods and under the bridge, or whatever it was. Now, as my child gets older, I worry about how to teach her to tie her shoes. It's a necessary life skill, but one that I have taken for granted.
This quick and easy trick from Efficient Life Skills seems perfect for teaching a child to tie their shoes. In fact, it seems fast and easy enough I may just try it out for myself tomorrow morning. It is almost like a magic trick, and that is what is so neat about it. Imagine teaching your child the magic of tying their shoes this way. They could show off this neat trick again and again.
You hold each lace tight after tying the first knot, then bring the laces together, grab the other lace, and pull the knot tight. That's all there is too it. It does require a bit more at first, but once you get the initial technique of how to hold the laces, it is really just that simple.