She paints like Picasso and counts to ten in Mandarin. But the loopty-loop of laces sends her into orbit every time.
Take it step by step with One, Two, Tie My Shoe.
The kit, created by a Houston mom, lives up to its name with simple, illustrated instructions and tiny plastic circles that make learning to tie a breeze. Just slide the rings onto shoelaces to keep bunny ears in place, then pull them through the hole to make a bow.
Adorn Junior with the “Look! I can tie my shoes!” sticker to proclaim victory.
It’s a blast off.
Available online at onetwotiemyshoe.com.
What: Future rock gods (ages 7-17) learn to strum and strut from local instructors and legends (like Survivor’s Jim Peterik) at this weeklong camp.
Why: Can’t hold back.
When: July 6-10 & 13-17.
Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox School, 13555 Hillcrest Rd. (972-991-1166). Register online at campjam.com.
Showdown at the Materials Bar
What: Kids of all ages take a spin at the inspiration wheel and create a masterpiece using a buffet of materials.
Why: A touching experience.
When: Thurs., 2-3 p.m.
Where: Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. (214-922-1200).
Animals of the World
What: Meet one of the twelve nonnative species that call the Heard home.
Why: Nature calls.
When: Sat., 10:30 a.m.
Where: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Pl., McKinney (972-562-5566).