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Teach your kid to sew buttons

for girls 5 to 8 years

It is the simplest things we forget sometimes or take for granted with an “everyone knows that” attitude!

First thing you need is a button (of course), and you'll need thread either matching or a coordinating color. You also need a pair of scissors and a measuring tape if you need it a certain measurement.

Now, thread the needle and tie a small knot at the opposite end.

When you have this done – hold the button exactly where you want it, start the threaded needle from the underside of the button on the material. Basically continue this about six times then switch to the other two openings (some buttons only have two openings if that is so, then go to next step).

After sewing each side of the openings when needle is underneath the cloth, tie it off by doing two stitches just on the cloth itself. Cut any extra strings off and you’re done!

All it takes is a little practice and if you get a stitch off here or there. No worries, probably it will go unnoticed and the button will stay on just the same!

Make photos of your kid sewing buttons and upload to the App. Write whether your little one managed to do it their first try or they needed training.

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