The Secret To Taming Toddler Tantrums Is Simpler Than You Think (VIDEO)

08/23/2013 04:37pm ET

You want your toddler to stop crying. You also want her to learn her animals. Put that together and what do you get? An almost foolproof method for calming a cranky kiddo.

While this approach might seem like a magic trick, distraction is one of the methods experts and parents recommend when it comes to tackling tantrums. Given the number of hilarious things kids under 4 freak out about, it's nice to know there is an equally amusing solution.

All together now -- What does the cow say? Mooooo...

And here are just a few of the reasons your kid is crying...

Why Is Your Kid Crying?