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How Learning to Put on Rain Boots Leads to Academic Success

As children learn to dress themselves, they are strengthening physical development, improving coordination and memory, and learning spatial and body awareness. Learning to manipulate one’s own gear also serves the very practical purpose of freeing up parents’ and teachers’ time, while enabling children to fix any problems that may occur when playing outdoors, such as dislodging pebbles and sand from their boots or taking off mittens. Click here to read How Learning to Put on Rain Boots Leads to Academic Success.