This is the simplest of outlines for a lacing card - perhaps for a pirate or nautical topic. Older children could "sew" some of the design of the compass with a blunt needle. Punch the holes first to make it easier.
Pirate Lacing Cards
All NEW! Younger children can enjoy our new Pirates Topic with the help of these pirate themed lacing cards! Just print, punch holes around the edges, and lace with wool or cord. Older kids could get involved too, perhaps by punching smaller holes to accent parts of the pictures and sewing them with a needle and wool.
This doubloon lacing card can be made trickier for older children by cutting out the fancy edge and punching holes in the pattern, or you can simplify it by cutting a more a simple circle shape for younger kids.
Here's a challenging lacing card for older kids - can they lace around the edge of the skull and crossbones? Younger kids could try the simpler shape of the rectangular flag. Just print, laminate and punch holes ready for lacing.
Lacing is both fun and an excellent way to build up important fine motor skills. This parrot lacing card is great for a tropical or pirate theme...
Here's a fun pirate hat lacing card that makes a great pirate themed activity. Cut out of card and punch holes around the edges for the children to lace or sew. Gold wool might look good!
This pirate lacing card is a great challenge for older kids - can they sew running stitch along the outline of the pirate? You could also simplify the outline of this pirate to make an easier lacing card for younger kids.