This gorgeous beach ball lacing card has the simplest of outlines, making it perfect for your youngest children. Just cut out, punch and lace...
Summer Lacing Cards
Our summer lacing cards are not only quick to print and make and fun for the kids to do, they are also great at encouraging hand-eye co-ordination and fine motor skills development. Just print them out onto card, cut out and punch the appropriate number of holes around the edges for the stage of your child. You could laminate the cards for repeat use. Why not get a couple ready for journeys to the beach or on holiday?
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.
Here's a fun butterfly lacing card to print, cut out and laminate for developing fine motor control in younger children.
Our second flower lacing card is perfect for beginners, with a nice simple outline. Older kids could embellish the details of the flower with extra stitches.
Here's a fun flower lacing card for more dexterous kids. Turning the corners on those petals will require a little bit of skill!
Our 4th flower lacing card has a distinctly tropic feel! With it's lovely bright pink, this hibiscus makes a super lacing card for summer...
One of the nicest things about summer, in my opinion, is treating yourself to an ice-cream cone like this one! Print it out onto card and punch holes around the edges for the kids to sew up...
This lovely, simple ice lolly lacing card is perfect for a food theme, for the seaside, or for summer! Punch holes around the edge of the lolly and give the kids a bright coloured wool to lace it up.
Here's a fun life belt lacing card for a boating or seaside holiday! Cut out of card and punch holes around the edges for the children to lace or sew.
Lace around this lovely red rose for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or summer, perhaps. Cut out and laminate, then punch holes around the edge. Older children could use a blunt needle to punch smaller holes along the inside black lines and stitch along them with running stitch.
Make this lovely sandcastle lacing kids for the kids to lace up with brown or yellow wool. Older kids could pick out the details - for example, the yellow stars or the window and door - with running stitch.
It wouldn't be a trip to the seaside without a bucket - perfect for making sandcastles or collecting crabs and shells, and other seaside-y stuff. Here's a fun lacing card for younger kids, perfect for keeping them busy on the journey to or from the seaside, perhaps?
This starfish lacing card has a simple outline, making it especially quick to make and suitable for younger children.
Why not get the kids to lace this massive strawberry this summer - what a fun and unusual lacing card for them to try!
It is 149,600,000 km to the sun from earth. We would recommend putting your lacing holes a bit closer together than that, on this fantastic colourful sun lacing card.
This lovely sunflower lacing card is perfect for a late summer lacing project, and so much fun to do. Lace around the edges with yellow wool and then sew some textural "seeds" on the brown with running stitch.
This pair of sunglasses makes an unusual and fun lacing project for the kids. Older children could sew running stitch along the outside of the lenses.
This colourful surf board makes a super-easy shape for younger kids to lace around, and is perfect for young surfer dudes in the making!
These swimming shorts are perfect for lacing, with a nice easy outline to work around. Choose blue or a contrasting colour and get ready to swim!
This tree is bright green for summer, which makes it perfect for lacing! Print onto card, cut out and punch holes around the edges for the kids to lace or sew.