If you want to get your kids used to do anything, one of the most important things is to start early. This is especially true when it comes to wearing hats. Giving your child a hat in infancy will make them better prepared to wear it later in life — with as little fuss as possible.
Putting a hat on a baby is a great idea anyway. They protect their delicate skin from harmful UV rays. It takes a little luck, patience and works to create a kid who doesn’t mind putting a hat on his head. However, done right, you might end up raising a hat-loving kid who loves choosing/collecting headgear.
When shopping for hats for your baby, remember that they will grow up in a few months. Don’t spend a lot of money on any of these hats. Buy used or discounted items whenever you can. Your child may feel that one type of hat is better than another, so try to pay attention to their reactions.
Any experienced parent knows that perseverance is a significant factor when teaching a child to do anything. The more persistent you are, the better your chances of success.
Make hat shopping a participatory activity
If you take your kids out for hats and involve them in decision-making, you’ll have better luck getting them to wear the hat.
“All kids do it.”
You will hear your child say this more than once. So, it’s only fair that you apply this to them! If your child finds out that other kids are wearing hats, they’re more likely to want to. Of course, this could be a problem if none of the neighbours’ kids wears hats. But it’s possible that at least a few school kids are wearing baseball caps.
So many hats to choose from
Like there are different varieties of jackets, shirts, skirts, etc., there is more than one type of hat. Of course, the most versatile one is the baseball cap. It can be worn for many events, occasions, or for no good reason. Designs on baseball caps can range from nothing to cute cartoon characters, sports badges, funny sayings, and more.
Of course, it won’t be a secret anymore, but a little-known trick we’ll give you today is to use a coach hat, like the pageboy hat. Whether it’s a boy or a girl, it looks cute when wearing this hat.
Also, keeping your child’s attention when you’re putting the hat on is essential. The more minors a child realizes they are being put on a hat, the less likely they will make a fuss about it.
One way to distract your child is when you arrive at a particular location. Your child wants to get out of that car and start exploring. While looking forward to all the sounds, colours and sights they’re about to see, it’s also an excellent time to put a hat on them. They want to get out and about. They may not be too concerned about what you are doing.