How to Tie Shoes

By LeafTV Editor

How to Tie Shoes. If you've mastered the Internet, it's safe to assume that you've mastered your shoe-tying skills. But here's how to explain the task to your kids.

Step 1

Hold one end of each shoelace in each hand.

Step 2

Cross them, making an X.

Step 3

Pass one end of the shoelace under the other.

Step 4

Pull tight.

Step 5

Fold one shoelace in half while holding laces taut.

Step 6

Wrap the other end around the folded end.

Step 7

Grasp it in the middle after pulling it around the folded end.

Step 8

Bend it into a flat loop and pull through, making a bow.

Step 9

Repeat with other shoe.