How about this for a way to keep little ones busy while you watch the game? Print onto card and punch holes around the edges for lacing up. Laminate if you want to use it again next year.
Sports Lacing Cards
We've a selection of simple ball and other sports lacing cards for you to print. The simple outlines make them a brilliant introduction to sewing for young children.
Our football lacing card is a fun way to encourage children who may be more sporty than crafty to have a go at a bit of sewing.
A golf ball shape is our simplest outline of lacing card. Brighten up the simple pattern with colourful threads.
Lacing is excellent for building up dexterity and strength in fingers and this netball lacing card is simple enough for even very young children.
You can make this Olymic medal lacing card easier for younger children by simply punching the holes around the edge of the gold medal. Older children can include the ribbon too.
Print our Olympic torch lacing card out onto card and cut out, laminate and punch holes evenly around the edges for your child to lace. I think it would look good laced with red or orange wool!
Here's a nice simple lacing card for small hands, perfect for during the Rugby World Cup or Six Nations championship.
Lacing along the arms of this rugby shirt will challenge children's fine motor skills. Print on to card, cut out and punch holes for children to thread through.
There is something that appeals to children about sumo wrestlers and with a nice simple outline this lacing card will be a fun addition to a Japanese project.
This nice and simple tennis ball lacing card will help even the youngest child improve their fine motor skills as they thread in and out.