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According to research on developmental psychology, young children aged approximately 3 years like to try putting on their shoes and clothes on their own. The design of buttons can easily affix clothes; however, young children at this age cannot perform the actions of buttoning because the children’s muscles are not maturely developed. Thus, intricate actions, such as buttoning, are exceedingly difficult for these children.
We observed the buttoning actions of children and discovered that the children pushed the buttons with the thumb of one hand and pulled the button with the index finger and thumb of the other hand when buttoning. Howev


National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Chii Zen Yu,
National Cheng Kung University