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Lacing Cards

Materials

  1. Greeting cards or postcards
  2. Shoelaces the longer the better
  3. Hole punch
  4. Glue

Directions

Glue the greeting card closed, or glue two postcards together. Allow time for the glue to dry. Punch holes around the edges of the cards. Make big holes for younger children and smaller holes for older children, according to the child's coordination. Let the child thread the shoelace through the holes. Make up different patterns; threading in one and out the other hole, or skipping a hole and then coming backwards.

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From 365 Days of Creative Play by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

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