Author: Vicki Rossington
Buying clothing for toddlers is even more exciting than buying baby clothing, there are a few things parents need to consider when choosing appropriate clothing for their little ones. Your toddler might be beginning to walk or cruise around furniture, it's important to buy clothes that won't get caught on furniture or trip your toddler up.
Toddlers need clothes which allow them the freedom to explore their surroundings, and where possible protect their knees. It is easy to get caught by the old saying 'she'll grow into them', but be careful that your toddler's clothes are not so big that they could trip on the length of the clothing. Having said that, 3/4 length pants can be an advantage when purchased too long. your toddler can wear them as full length jeans and then as capri pants. That's great value for money!
Toddlers need good quality clothing which will stand the test of climbing, crawling, getting mucky and being washed and washed again! Often good quality, durable clothes cost a bit more, but your little one will get lots more wear out of these garments and this is where you will see your value for money.
Toddlers spend lots of time painting, drawing, using playdough, in the sandpit, digging dirt, riding bikes and doing anything else which will get them dirty. Don't choose your little one's best clothes for these occasions, you don't need to be upset if something you love gets messy, choose clothing you are not worried about getting mucky. We all know toddlers need to play and get dirty, your little one's clothing needs to be suitable for everyday play situations.
Certain care should be taken while washing and storing your toddler's clothing for maintaining their appearance and durability. You should wash and dry toddler's clothing following the instructions tagged on them.
Make sure the toddler clothes you want to buy can take all that toddlers dish out. Toddlers are very active and are known to become messy as they play and eat. So, read the label on toddler clothing to make sure you can wash it often without fear of it quickly falling apart or shrinking.
Hopefully this comprehensive guide provides some insight into buying toddler's clothing which will withstand the test of time! Remember, good quality toddler, designer clothing is often more expensive but you will see your value for money when your child's clothing can still be worn months and months after you have purchased it.
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