You want to teach your children about better matching of things in the early life and also this age is good for learning and development of the children. Kids take influenced very easily of their parents’ such as behaviour, experience, manner and they follow them. Therefore when you go to shop for bed linen, you should consider taking them with you. If you want to teach your kid how to shop and to decorate, you can have them shop with you for bed linen. It is so much more and it all begins from home, how your house give the impression of being, what decorations you choose, how your bathrooms look, do the towels and the shower curtain match, the way you set your bedroom. You also know good taste is built from the younger years and it is not only about having nice clothes or matching your shoes with them.
There is so much you can teach him just by shopping for sheets. Tell him everything you know about linen, explain the benefits of the finer thing in life by showing him good quality Egyptian cotton, teach him about thread count and show him the difference between lower and higher counts – he might be small, but will definitely appreciate the softness of the better quality linen.
You can start a fun game of mix and match for teaching your child after you finish the lesson about the thread counts. You can give him different styles to put up and see how his imagination goes – a floral theme, country approach, modern appear. Your child will have a great variety of colours and patterns to choose from and in the course of the game with your teaching you can in fact build his taste and teach him how to productively combine colour shades and fabric.
You can tell your kid everything you know about colour, and how different shades make people feel in a different way. Later on you can continue with teaching him about different fabric and make him touch different covers and bed throws and ask him what feels better to him. At the end of your “art project” as we may…