With winter approaching, it’s a great season to encourage any self-dressing your child is ready for.
It makes getting all those extra layers on that much easier if your child can assist in the process.
The Montessori jacket flip is a great little trick to teach your toddler to put on their own coat.
Here’s how to do it in 4 steps:
Have your child find the tag on their jacket.
Place the coat on the ground or low surface like a couch with the tag and armholes closest to them, facing to the ceiling. The bottom of the jacket should be furthest away from them. If you’re putting the jacket on a couch, you can have the hood hanging over the edge (like this photo).
Have the child face the jacket and put their arms in the holes