My Son is 19 months old and learned how to open cabinet child safety locks! Does anyone have any advice on how how to either deter your child from opening them or a type of lock that would be harder to open? Thank everyone!
We use these they can only be opened with the magnet and keep the magnet out of reach. The ones we have also have an on off switch so if they’re out for a few hours and I’m cooking I can turn them off.
They make one that you have to squeeze 3 different things to get it open, works great for my 2 year old! They’re through safety first
I’m not sure what kind you have but I’ve seen some that require a “key” to open. They have tons on amazon. Good luck
The magnetic ones are good. Just put the magnetic key out of reach and he won’t be able to open them.
I use hair elastics. My kids are 3&1 and have yet to figure it out lol
My son figured out everything besides hair ties, and military boot bands.
In my opinion the more you try to lock them out the more they will try, I have two kids and once my second one arrived I gave up on locking stuff . She was just diagnosed at 5 with ADHD but when she was a baby I had to watch her like a hawk when it came to fridge or cat litter box either than that she was completely fine
I have only one cabinet that my 20 month old great grandson trys to get into, I tried everything finally I had to put a zip tie on it, needless to say when I been something out it I need sissors to open it but, hey whatever works
i used to tell my kids there was a mouse in there and they never tried again
I use these for my kitchen cabinets. My 4yo and 19month old can’t open them
Leave your cleaning supplies in a high cabinet. I put my dishwasher pods on the countertop.
Put my chemicals in a high cabinet in a caddy to access them when needed.
You cannot child proof the world… Teach them NO… and maybe (if you aren’t opposed to true parenting) pop his hand when he reaches for something.
I never child proofed… My kids were taught only touch what was theirs. My four yr old still asks permission before touching something…
When my kids were little i would make one cabnet they could get into. Put plastic bowels and and lids in there then it seemed like they never bothered the others ones
I just put all my cleaning supplies/harmful things up high out of reach and let my kids play with the pots and pans 🤷
Just be sure to keep all knives and sharp objects out of reach
My cupboards has round knobs so I just used elastic bands, but some kids are just to smart for their parents so you need better locks lol
Swat him on his butt and tell him NO.
Use magnet locks. They lock from the inside and you need a magnet key to unlock them.
We have the magnetic locks