Tie a knot in the ends, then snip off the excess.
This has the side benefit of preventing the ends from pulling through the
holes in the first place, which is when frayed ends really become a
However... Once your kids get to be the age of my kid, this problem ceases
to exist. The current fashion among teenagers seems to be to eschew tying
the laces at all. Instead, the loose, untied lace-ends are stuffed inside
the shoe, under the foot, and are trod upon all day. It seems that tied
laces are "uncool", and that walking upon loose laces is not at all
uncomfortable. Or so the kid says.
Dr. Emily Sockerill;2964432 Wrote:
> Do you have a clever trick for dressing children's shoelaces?
I am thinking maybe you can recreate how they do shoestrings. I think
you need a piece of tube like plastic (something that looks similar to a
drinking straw) that shrinks when heated then heat it with a hair dryer.
Tell me if it works. ;) -yve
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