Print, cut out, punch holes and lace or sew this lovely bowl of oranges lacing card - it's one of our trickier lacing cards so perfect for older kids, and great for Chinese New Year.
Chinese New Year Lacing Cards
We've a choice of at least two lacing cards for each of the animals of the Chinese zodiac as well as some symbols of Chinese New Year. So get out some bright yarn and practise fine motor skills with some lacing.
Here's a Chinese bowl lacing card, easy to print and perfect for a Chinese New Year activity. Simply cut out, punch holes around the edges and sew.
Print this Chinese lantern lacing card for some lacing or sewing fun with the little ones. Punch holes around the edges and then use a shoelace or wool to thread through.
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.
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.
Enjoy this dragon lacing card with younger children. Print onto card, cut out carefully and punch holes around the edges. Laminate if you like. Now lace with shoelace, wool or even pipe-cleaners.
This funny green dragon makes a great lacing card activity for younger children. Just print onto card, punch holes around the edges and lace!
Print this goat lacing activity out onto card, cut out, and punch holes evenly around the edges for your child to "lace".
Print and cut out this cute goat lacing card. Punch holes around the edges and you have a fun lacing activity for little kids!
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!
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.
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...
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".
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.
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!
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...
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.
This delightful ox lacing card is perfect for younger children, with his funny face and simple outline. Just print onto card, punch and lace!
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.
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...
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.
Print and cut out this cute rat onto some card, and punch holes around the edge to make your own rat lacing card.
Lacing cards are a fun activity for younger children and excellent for building fine motor control too. This red envelopes lacing card is perfect for Chinese New Year - simply print onto some card, punch holes around the edges then sew with wool, shoe-laces or string.
Print out this cute rooster onto card, cut out, then punch holes evenly around the edges for the children to lace or sew. Laminate if you would like to reuse the card.
Perfect for younger children with its simple outlines, this rooster lacing card takes only moments to prepare but is great for fine motor skills - and fun too!
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.
This funny sheep lacing card is perfect for younger children with its simple outlines, and it's easy to cut out and prepare too.
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!
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.
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.
Here's a fun tiger lacing or sewing card for little kids - just print, cut out and punch holes round the edge!