Animal Lacing Cards

Lacing or sewing is great for developing fine motor skills and concentration, and it is also fun, especially if you are using our animal lacing cards!

Lacing card

Print and cut out our lacing cards onto card. Laminate if you want them to last then use a hole punch to punch holes evenly around the edges. Vary according to the age of your children. Lace or sew! We've got a growing collection of animal lacing cards below...

Alligator Lacing Card

Alligator Lacing Card

Print and cut out this fun alligator lacing card. Punch holes around the edges and you have a fun lacing activity for little kids! Laminate if you wish to reuse.

Alligator Lacing Card 2

Alligator Lacing Card 2

This alligator lacing card is a brilliant first introduction to sewing for young children, with a nice simple outline to follow.

Badger Lacing Card

Badger Lacing Card

Lacing is both fun and a good way of building up those important fine motor skills. This badger lacing card is great for Autumn or a British wildlife theme.

Bat Lacing Card

Bat Lacing Card

Here's a lovely, perky bat for younger children to "lace" for Halloween! Print onto card and cut out, laminate if you can, then punch holes around the edges. When finished I'm sure your child will be proud to hang the bat up on display.

Bear Lacing Card

Bear Lacing Card

The kids will love practising sewing and improving their fine motor skills with our fun bear lacing printable. 

Bear Lacing Card

Bear Lacing Card

This smiley bear will be sure to get a smile from children as they practice their fine motor control with our printable bear lacing card. Laminate it in advance and this makes a great one for beginners...

Bee Lacing Card

Bee Lacing Card

Here's a cute bee lacing card for preschool kids. Just print the pdf file below onto card, cut out, laminate if you wish and punch holes ready for your child to thread.

Bunny Lacing Card

Bunny Lacing Card

Here's a fun printable activity for little ones this Easter! Print our bunny lacing card, punch holes around the edges, and sew or lace. Great for fine motor skills and fun too! Laminate if you wish to reuse.

Butterfly Lacing Card

Butterfly Lacing Card

Here's a fun butterfly lacing card to print, cut out and laminate for developing fine motor control in younger children.

Camel Lacing Card

Camel Lacing Card

Print our camel lacing card onto printer card and cut him out loosely, laminating if you want to reuse the lacing card at a later date. Now punch holes at regular intervals around the outside, and the card is ready for your child to start lacing.

Cheetah Lacing Card

Cheetah Lacing Card

This cheetah lacing card has a nice simple outline for children to practise sewing skills by punching holes and lacing around the outside.

Chimpanzee Lacing Card

Chimpanzee Lacing Card

I love this chimpanzee lacing card and I think the kids will too! It makes a fun lacing or sewing activity for the kids. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Cow Lacing Card

Cow Lacing Card

Moooo! This cow lacing card is just calling out to be made. With a nice simple outline it is perfect for children new to lacing. Follow the instructions on the page and create a great activity to hone those fine motor skills.

Cow Lacing Card 2

Cow Lacing Card 2

I'm not sure what breed this cow is, but she's certainly cute and the perfect shape for lacing around! Punch as many or as few holes as you like to tailor this activity to your child's level. All you need to know about making it is printed on the sheet.

Cow Lacing Card 3

Cow Lacing Card 3

Print this cute cow face lacing card on to card, cut out, laminate and punch holes around the edge. Give children some wool or shoe laces and ask them to thread through the holes.

Dog Lacing Card

Dog Lacing Card

Attention dog lovers! This lacing card is for you! Easy to make, this is a great card for older children to try as its more complicated outline provides a bit of a challenge.

Dog Lacing Card 2

Dog Lacing Card 2

This dog lacing card is perfect for younger children, with its nice easy outline! Just print onto card and punch holes evenly around the edges for lacing. Laminate if you like.

Dog Lacing Card 3

Dog Lacing Card 3

Here is the first of 3 colourful dog lacing cards designed especially for younger children. This blue puppy is quick and easy to cut out and prepare, and fun to lace too - and he has a very cute face which is sure to appeal.

Dog Lacing Card 4

Dog Lacing Card 4

This dog lacing card has very simple outlines - making it a fun, quick project to print, cut out (and laminate if you wish) for the kids to lace.

Dog Lacing Card 5

Dog Lacing Card 5

Dogs aren't normally green - but I think that's what makes this lacing card even more fun for younger kids! The edges are quick and simple to cut out, punch and lace.

Dolphin Lacing Card

Dolphin Lacing Card

Kids love dolphins, and we hope they love this dolphin lacing card! Just print, punch and sew or lace with a shoelace or length of wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse. Click the link below for our printable version.

Easter Bunny Lacing Card

Easter Bunny Lacing Card

This lovely Easter bunny makes a fun lacing card activity for younger children. Once the kids have laced around the edges, why not stick some cotton wool on the tail?

Easter Bunny Lacing Card 2

Easter Bunny Lacing Card 2

This Easter bunny makes a fun lacing card for your youngest children. Just punch holes around the edge and let them "sew" them up...

Elephant Lacing Card

Elephant Lacing Card

This cute pink elephant is sure to appeal to young children. Make it into a lacing card using the instructions provided and you have a great exercise to increase fine motor skills.

Elephant Lacing Card 2

Elephant Lacing Card 2

This gorgeous elephant makes a great lacing card. It is easy to make using the instructions on the page. If you enjoy lacing cards, search for your favourite animal on the website, we have almost any you could think of!

Elephant Lacing Card 3

Elephant Lacing Card 3

With big ears to sew around our third elephant lacing card will keep little hands busy for quite some time. This is a great lacing card for beginners!

Elephant Lacing Card 4

Elephant Lacing Card 4

This elephant lacing card is perfect for younger children, with its nice easy outline! Just print onto card and punch holes evenly around the edges for lacing with wool or shoelaces.

Fish Lacing Card

Fish Lacing Card

Just print this fish lacing card for a fun lacing or sewing project for younger children. It's easy outline make it a good card for beginners. Punch a series of holes around the edges and sew or lace with a shoelace or length of wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Fish Lacing Card 2

Fish Lacing Card 2

This funny, colourful fish lacing card is great for children of all ages. Young children can lace around the body only, or include the shapes of the fins for a more difficult challenge. Instructions on how to make are on the page.

Fish Lacing Card 3

Fish Lacing Card 3

Here is one of our three fish lacing cards. Why not make a set using the other fish in our collection?

Fish Lacing Card 4

Fish Lacing Card 4

This fish lacing card is perfect for younger children, with its simple outlines and fun picture. Just print onto card and punch holes around the edge for your child to lace.

Fox Lacing Card

Fox Lacing Card

This fox lacing card is a great way to extend a British Wildlife project or a reading of Fantastic Mr Fox! Perhaps children can practice their sewing while you read aloud? Simple outlines make this a fun lacing project for little kids.

Fox Lacing Card 2

Fox Lacing Card 2

Get out some brightly coloured wool and let the children have fun lacing around the outside of our second fox lacing card. With a more challenging outline this one is good for children who have had a bit of practice.

Frog lacing card

Frog Lacing Card

Print, cut out, punch holes and lace or sew this lovely frog lacing card.

Giraffe Lacing Card

Giraffe Lacing Card

This giraffe lacing card has some challenging parts that make it a fun challenge for younger children who have tried our really simple outlines and are ready for something a tiny bit harder.

Giraffe Lacing Card 2

Giraffe Lacing Card 2

This giraffe lacing card is ideal or younger children, with its simple outlines and fun illustration. Just print onto card and punch holes around the edge for your child to lace.

Giraffe Lacing Card 2

Giraffe Lacing Card 2

This baby giraffe lacing card is adorable and a bit of a challenge. If you like, simplify the outline a bit around the horns as you cut out to make it easier for younger children.

Goat Lacing Card

Goat Lacing Card

Print this goat lacing activity out onto card, cut out, and punch holes evenly around the edges for your child to "lace".

Goat Lacing Card 2

Goat Lacing Card 2

Print and cut out this cute goat lacing card. Punch holes around the edges and you have a fun lacing activity for little kids!

Goldfish Lacing Card

Goldfish Lacing Card

Lacing is a great introduction to sewing and a fun way to practise fine motor control. Children will love trying to sew around the outline of this goldfish!

Hedgehog Lacing Card

Hedgehog Lacing Card

You can simplify cutting around the spikes to make preparing this hedgehog lacing card easier. It would make a lovely activity, snuggling on the sofa, as colder autumn days arrive. 

Hippo Lacing Card

Hippo Lacing Card

This hippo lacing card has a nice easy outline making it perfect for young children to try. Lacing is a great way to increase fine motor skills which are so important when learning to write. Instructions to make the card are printed on the page.

Hippo Lacing Card 2

Hippo Lacing Card 2

How cute is this hippo lacing card? With a simple shape making it easy to follow the outline this hippo lacing card is the perfect lacing card to start with. 

Hippo Lacing Card 3

Hippo Lacing Card 3

Print out this lacing card of a lovely hippo, then punch holes around the edges and either sew or lace with a shoelace or wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Horse Lacing Card

Horse Lacing Card

Let your thread take a ride around the outline of this lovely horse lacing card. Tailor the difficulty to suit your child by varying the size and space of the holes. Wool and blunt needles are great for youngsters. Older children can try smaller needles and embroidery thread.

Horse Lacing Card 2

Horse Lacing Card 2

Here's a simple outline of a horse's head which makes a great lacing activity for younger children. Print onto card and punch holes evenly around the edges...

Kangaroo Lacing Card

Kangaroo Lacing Card

Print out this sweet lacing card of a mother kangaroo and joey. Punch holes around the edges and either sew or lace with a shoelace or wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Kitten Lacing Card

Kitten Lacing Card

This kitten lacing card has plenty of child appeal! They will love practicing sewing and improving their fine motor skills with our fun printable.

Koala Lacing Card

Koala Lacing Card

What colour wool will you pick to lace up our cute koala lacing card? Print on to card, cut out, laminate for durability, punch holes and let children pick their wool and get busy. The simple outline makes this a good lacing card for beginners.

Leopard Lacing Card

Leopard Lacing Card

Children can have fun lacing the leopard with this leopard lacing card. I think it is okay to skip lacing the tail!

Lion Lacing Card

Lion Lacing Card

Children will love sewing around the shaggy mane on this lion lacing card. Make it as easy or difficult as you like by punching the holes to suit your child. All the instructions can be found on the sheet. 

Lion Lacing Card 2

Lion Lacing Card 2

Fine motor skills are so valuable when learning to write and this very simple lion lacing card (perfect for beginners) is a fabulous way to get children to practise.

Lion Lacing Card 3

Lion Lacing Card 3

Print, cut out, punch holes and lace or sew this adorable lion lacing card.

Mole Lacing Card

Mole Lacing Card

Lacing is a good way of practising hand control and helping improve grip and concentration, all important in developing writing skills. This cute mole lacing card is sure to be a favourite.

Monkey Lacing Card

Monkey Lacing Card

This is a perfect lacing card for younger children, who will have fun lacing all around the edges of the simple monkey outline! Print onto card, punch holes evenly around the edges, and lace! You could laminate the activity to make it last longer, or just do it as a "one off".

Monkey Lacing Card 2

Monkey Lacing Card 2

Here's a happy, smiley monkey lacing card for you to download and print. The outline is a bit of a challenge so simplify it for younger children as you cut out if you need to.

Monkey Lacing Card 3

Monkey Lacing Card 3

This cute little monkey has an easy outline for cutting out and lacing. With his tail he should definitely be printed out onto sturdy card or laminated before the kids start lacing, though!

Mouse Lacing Card

Mouse Lacing Card

Print this mouse face on to card and cut out, laminate if you like, then punch holes around the outside to make a mouse lacing card. The ears will be a bit of a challenge but it is still a relatively simple outline for younger kids to undertake.

Mouse Lacing Card 2

Mouse Lacing Card 2

The body of our mouse lacing card number 2 provides a nice simple outline for young hands to lace around. You might like to cut off the tail when you are cutting this lacing card out, then tie on a wool tail!

Octopus Lacing Card

Octopus Lacing Card

Here's a fun printable lacing card with a lovely pink octopus. Punch holes around the edges and have fun sewing or lacing! Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse. Click the link below for our printable version.

Ox Lacing Card

Ox Lacing Card

One of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, this ox lacing card is one of a complete set you can print for your children to practise their lacing skills! Print onto card, punch holes evenly around the edges, and off they go...

Ox Lacing Card 2

Ox Lacing Card 2

Print our ox lacing card onto some card and cut him out, laminating if you want to reuse the lacing card at a later date. Now punch holes at regular intervals around the outside, and the card is ready for your child to start lacing.

Ox Lacing Card 3

Ox Lacing Card 3

This delightful ox lacing card is perfect for younger children, with his funny face and simple outline. Just print onto card, punch and lace!

Panda Lacing Card

Panda Lacing Card

Here's a cute panda lacing card to print for the little ones. Just punch holes around the edge, and off you go! Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Pig Lacing Card

Pig Lacing Card

This little pig makes a great lacing card, although you might want to chop off the tail for ease of cutting out! You'll find the instructions on the page. Look out for our other farmyard animals too.

Pig Lacing Card 2

Pig Lacing Card 2

Younger children will have fun lacing up this funny pig lacing card - who could resist his cheeky smile! Just print onto card, cut out and punch holes evenly around the edges...

Platypus Lacing Card

Platypus Lacing Card

This platypus lacing card just makes me want to smile! This is a brilliant first introduction to sewing for young childen with a nice simple outline to follow.

Polar Bear Lacing Card

Polar Bear Lacing Card

This cute polar bear lacing card is perfect for the colder weather. Follow the simple instructions, get your needle threaded and work your way around his easy outline. A great one for younger children.

Rabbit Lacing Card

Rabbit Lacing Card

Our rabbit lacing card is perfect for younger children at Easter, Chinese New Year, spring, a farm topic... in fact any time! Just print onto card, cut out, and punch holes around the edges for the kids to lace up.

Rabbit Lacing Card 2

Rabbit Lacing Card 2

This cute rabbit lacing card makes a fun lacing or sewing activity for younger children. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Rat Lacing Card

Rat Lacing Card

We love this cheeky rat lacing card - he's got such a lovely smile! Just print onto card, cut out and punch holes around the edges. Laminate it if you intend repeat use.

Rhino Lacing Card

Rhino Lacing Card

Here's a fun printable activity for little ones! Print our rhino lacing card, punch holes around the edges, and sew or lace. Great for fine motor skills and fun too!

Rhinoceros Lacing Card

Rhinoceros Lacing Card

The simple shape of this rhinoceros lacing card makes him perfect for younger children to tackle. All you need is card, a hole punch, a blunt needle and some wool. The instructions are printed on the page.

Rhinoceros Lacing Card 2

Rhinoceros Lacing Card 2

The small ears will add a bit of challenge to what is otherwise a very simple lacing card. Our rhinoceros lacing card is easy to prepare: simply follow the instructions on the printable.

Shark Lacing Card

Shark Lacing Card

Print out this cute shark lacing card for a sea creature or possibly and Australia theme. Fun for little hands! Punch holes around the edges and either sew or lace with a shoelace or wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.

Sheep Lacing Card

Sheep Lacing Card

Print out this fun lacing card for younger kids. Cut out, laminate if you wish, then punch holes about 1/2 inch in from the edges. Thread with a shoelace.

Sheep Lacing Card 2

Sheep Lacing Card 2

This funny sheep lacing card is perfect for younger children with its simple outlines, and it's easy to cut out and prepare too.

Snake Lacing Card 1

Snake Lacing Card 1

This coiled snake makes a fun lacing project for younger kids, who will enjoy stitching or lacing around its edges. Just print onto card, laminate if you wish, punch holes around the edges, and away you go!

Snake Lacing Card 2

Snake Lacing Card 2

Here's the second of two snake lacing cards which you can enjoy for Chinese New Year 2013, Year of the Snake, or any time. Print, cut out, laminate for repeated use, punch, and lace or sew! Our first snake lacing card is more suitable for younger children, with easier outlines.

Snake Lacing Card 3

Snake Lacing Card 3

This is our simplest of three snake lacing cards, and is therefore ideal for your youngest children. Just print onto card, cut out the simple outline, and punch around the edges.

Squirrel Lacing Card

Squirrel Lacing Card

Lacing card for younger kids with a squirrel theme! Just print out our squirrel lacing card onto card, punch holes and you are ready to lace. Lacing cards are great for developing fine motor skills and as this one is a little tricky it might take some concentration, too.

Starfish Lacing Card

Starfish Lacing Card

This gorgeous starfish lacing card makes a good first lacing or sewing project for little kids. Punch holes around the edges and lace or sew with a shoelace or length of wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse. Click the link below for our printable version.

Starfish Lacing Card 2

Starfish Lacing Card 2

This starfish lacing card has a simple outline, making it especially quick to make and suitable for younger children.

Tiger Lacing Card

Tiger Lacing Card

Here's a fun tiger lacing or sewing card for little kids - just print, cut out and punch holes round the edge!

Tiger Lacing Card 2

Tiger Lacing Card 2

This tiger lacing card is aimed at younger children, with its simple outline for simple lacing! It takes moments to prepare and is great for fine motor skills, concentration etc.

Tortoise Lacing Card

Tortoise Lacing Card

This is a fun tortoise lacing card for children of all ages. Younger children can lace around the easy outside shape or make it more difficult for older children by picking out the shapes on his shell as well. Just follow the simple instructions on the page.

Turtle Lacing Card

Turtle Lacing Card

Use this fun turtle or sea turtle lacing card to help increase fine motor skills. Just follow the easy instructions on the page.

Whale Lacing Card

Whale Lacing Card

Here's a fun printable lacing card featuring a whale which your children will love to lace or sew! Punch holes around the edges and either sew or lace with a shoelace or wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse. Click the link below for our printable version.

Whale Lacing Card 2

Whale Lacing Card 2

This whale lacing card has a nice simple outline for children to practise sewing skills by punching holes and lacing around the outside.

Wolf Lacing Card

Wolf Lacing Card

This shaggy wolf face lacing card is a nice simple outline for young children to practice their sewing skills on.

Zebra Lacing Card

Zebra Lacing Card

Print this cute zebra lacing card on to card, cut out, laminate and punch holes. Use shoelaces or brightly coloured wool to practice sewing through the holes. 

Zebra Lacing Card 2

Zebra Lacing Card 2

This running zebra has quite a simple outline, making our zebra lacing card a great way for young children to practice those first sewing skills.

Zebra Lacing Card 3

Zebra Lacing Card 3

What colour wool will you pick to lace up our cute zebra lacing card - black or white to match the zebra's stripes, or maybe a contrasting colour? Print on to some card, cut out, laminate for durability, punch holes and let children pick their wool and get busy.

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