Want to get your kids interested in winter sports? Try these winter games printable lacing cards to get your child to practice their fine motor skills. It’s also a wonderful way to practice sewing so that when you want to introduce that, your kids will have a better idea of how to approach it.
While you can purchase lacing cards from your favorite toy stores, why not make your own lacing cards at home using these printable lacing cards templates, it’s so easy.
This is one of our favorite activities because it makes a really fun craft and design as well. The kids always have a blast when we do these winter games printable lacing cards and I love seeing their confidence go up each time, too.
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Winter Games Printable Lacing Cards
One of the best reasons that we love to do this activity is because it’s one that they can do all on their own. Even though they can do it without me, I still stay close so that I’m there just in case they need any help.
We also like to do this activity while we’re talking about some winter sports or maybe even catching one or two on the TV. This kind of helps brings it all into perspective so that the kids can then associate the sport with people doing it in real-time and they really love that aspect.
Winter Games Printable Lacing Cards Supplies
This list of supplies is all that you need to get started with this simple activity for kids.
Print out the lacing cards onto paper or cardstock, laminate them, and then cut them out with your scissors. Use the one hole puncher to make holes on each lacing card. Use the shoelace or string and have your child lace them around the edges.
Voila, that’s all it takes to make your own lacing cards at home.
Find some great winter Olympic books to complement these lacing cards. We have loved watching the Olympics as a family and this sparked a lot of discussions on the different events and the countries where the competitors are from.
Recommended Winter Games Books for Kids
These are just a few of our favorite books that we’ve read that I think you’re going to like as well. The more books that you can combine with fun activities like these, the better! These books will put words and pictures together so that the kids can get a better idea of what winter games are.
Combining books with printables is one of our favorite things to do. This is such an easy way to get in even more learning when the kids don’t even realize that it’s happening.
Books for kids: Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics (Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Medal Winner), Kids books age 4-8, Bedtime Stories for kids, beginner readers … kindergarten, friendship books for kidsA Kid’s Guide to the 2018 Winter GamesWinter Games Mad LibsA is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet (Sports Alphabet)
There are six different lacing cards to print out. You can do them all at once or space them out over the holiday break.
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