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#26 PinkSocks

Posted 27 March 2012 - 11:24 PM

DD is 3 in May and has been putting her shoes on herself since she was 2. If I even try to help her she spits it!

#27 -Moxie-

Posted 27 March 2012 - 11:30 PM

DD3 is just turned 2 and can put shoes on and my socks. (havent tried with hers as there has been no need yet). She can also dress and undress herself.
90% of the time her shoes are on the correct feet and she will swap them if I tell her they are wrong.
She was however my slowest walker at 12 months, but rocketed along to clibing ladders and stairs by 15 months. Her talking however has only made progress in the last few months. (only learnt to say "d" and "dad" the day before her 2nd birthday).
Personally I wouldnt worry too much about shoes and socks. Once they "get it", they will power ahead.

#28 Praetor VitaeChel

Posted 01 April 2012 - 09:55 PM

DS is 3 in July and can manage crocs. He can't do his other shoes. He is always in too much of a hurry to worry much about clothing and shoes wink.gif . DS is quite good at taking things off tho...
I know several of his friends that are the same age cannot do their own shoes either.

#29 liveworkplay

Posted 01 April 2012 - 10:11 PM

Mine is 3 in May and can put on her own shoes (not lace up obviously) She can also dress herself if the desire takes her laughing2.gif

#30 erindiv

Posted 02 April 2012 - 08:16 PM

DD (2.7) can only put on her gumboots or slippers, can't do up shoes. She can undo them and take them off, though.

She can't dress/undress at all yet. Now I'm thinking she's behind unsure.gif

#31 jcbenny

Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:09 AM

Dd 2 years old loves shoes... She can put on her crocs, sandles, boots and sometimes shoes with Velcro. She is able to put socks on but doesn't like to wear them anymore so it can get a little dramatic haha


Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:37 AM

They could put on anything that was simple. Slippers, raben type shoes, ugg boots and velcro type runners.

The youngest spent a long(really really long) time learning how to do laces though. We tried teaching her and she just couldn't do it. A kid who catches her bus spent 5mins teaching her and she got it in no time.

#33 hollysmama

Posted 13 April 2012 - 10:53 PM

Yes, my DD has been able to put on her own shoes for a couple of months now, and can almost dress herself.

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