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.
British Wildlife Lacing Cards
Good to keep little hands busy as Autumn nights get longer. Print our British wildlife lacing cards onto cardstock, cut out, laminate and then cut out again. Punch holes around the edges and then practice threading cord or yarn through the holes.
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.
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.
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.
Just print, cut out and punch this cartoon hare for a fun lacing activity for younger kids. Laminate if you wish to reuse.
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.
Children can have fun lacing the leopard with this leopard lacing card. I think it is okay to skip lacing the tail!
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.
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.
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!
Our wise cartoon owl makes a lovely lacing card for younger children. Just print, cut out and punch.. Laminate if you wish to reuse.
The bright coloured bills make puffins my favourite bird. This puffin lacing card would look nice with red or yellow lacing to match the bill. It might be easier to cut away the tufty feathers on his head when cutting out the outline of the bird.
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.
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.
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.