How to make Lacing Cards



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Lacing Cards

Do you want an activity to keep your toddler or preschooler busy? Try making some lacing cards.

Lacing cards are an excellent activity which will strengthen a toddler’s fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

And make lacing cards yourself is super-fast and easy.



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All you need is:
Old greeting or Christmas cards
Glue
Paper hole punch
Shoelaces (Dollar Store)

INSTRUCTIONS:
STEP 1:

Find cards with pictures that will interest your child.

STEP 2:
Glue the card together and allow it to dry completely.

STEP 3:
Leave the card as-is or cut the card into a shape or design.

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STEP 4:
Use a hole punch to punch holes around the outside edge or around the design.

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STEP 5:
Tie a knot in the end of a shoelace or tie the shoelace to the card. Then, show your child how to thread the shoelace through the holes. Teach them the running stitch and the overcast stitch.

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There are examples of cards using the running stitch and the overcast stitch.

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It’s that easy!

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