Step 1: Child complains of cold hands.
Step 2: Search every consumable outlet for teeny tiny gloves.
Step 3: Proudly present new purchase to child, who throws themselves to ground in disgust at prospect of wearing gloves.
Step 4: Store unloved gloves in safe place.
Step 5: Forget safe place.
Step 6: Child proclaims gloves are Gods gift to humanity and must have them immediately.
Step 7: Find safe place. Lose one glove.
Step 8: Locate both gloves, and child’s optimism.
Step 9: Pull glove on to child’s hand.
Step 10: Child simultaneously loses and gains fingers, while changing the normal location of said appendages.
Step 11: Take a breath.
Step 12: Attempt to locate child’s fingers again.
Step 13: Fail.
Step 14: Scream in to pillow.
Step 15: Either; stay in the house until Summer, burn gloves- buy mittens or once glove position is secure, gaffa tape to child’s hand never to be removed.