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The next installment in my 101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet Series combines letter learning with fine motor skills practice. Letter lacing is a great activity for toddlers and preschoolers alike. And today I’m making it easy by sharing my free printable alphabet lacing cards.
A lot of kids go through a developmental phase where they love lacing activities. When a child is ready for this kind of work, he or she will show a lot of concentrated effort to get the lacing of the letters just right.
For this activity, all you need to do is prepare some letters using my Alphabet Lacing Cards set, and then give them to your child along with a string.
Show your child how to thread the string through the holes in the letter. You may want to wrap a small piece of scotch tape around the end of the string to prevent it from fraying and to make it easier for your child to get through the holes.
Allow your child to lace the letters with whatever style of stitch or or she prefers. The final “look” of the stitched letter is less important than your child’s sense of accomplishment and his or her opportunity to experience the shape of each letter in a very hands-on way.
There are commercial alphabet lacing card products you can purchase (see here and here), although both sets I linked to only include uppercase letters.
My Alphabet Lacing Cards include both an uppercase and a lowercase set you can print at home for your child to enjoy. Here’s a sneak peak at the cards included in my Alphabet Lacing Cards set:
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More ways to teach to the alphabet
More alphabet printables from Gift of Curiosity:
- Road Letters
- Letter Pin-Punching Pages
- Letter Puzzles
- Beginning Sounds Alphabet Clip Cards
- Letter Slap game
- Uppercase and Lowercase Letter Matching Clip Cards
- Alphabet Lacing Cards
- Dot Sticker Uppercase and Lowercase Letter Matching
- Q-Tip Painted Letter Pages
You can find more ways to teach the alphabet on my Literacy Activities for Kids page and my Letter Learning Pinterest board.
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