Measure from the top of the head down to the ground - ensuring the child is barefoot and has his or her heels together and feet flat on the floor.
Take the tape through the arms and around the fullest part of the chest.
Place the tape measure around the natural waistline, taking care not to pull it too tightly.
Place the tape measure around the fullest part of the bottom.
Measure with shoes on, to approximately 5cm above the ground.
Place the tape measure around the base of the neck where the collar usually sits, again taking care not to pull the tape too tightly as it is important to have a little extra room around the neck.