Fastens and Unfastens Buttons
“No BUTS, Just BUTTON IT!”
Demonstrate buttoning and unbuttoning so that
your child can see how it is done.
your child practice buttoning and unbuttoning on your clothing as it is easier
to complete the skill on someone else at first.
buttonholes so that buttons can easily slip through.
physical prompts to assist your child with buttoning and unbuttoning clothing.
Show your child how to hold and gently pull the fabric next to the hole with
one hand, and with the other, take hold of the button and push it through the
Repeat the same procedure for buttoning, except, instead of pushing the button
through the hole, pull it through to unbutton it.