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Lacing is a wonderful fine motor activity for young children to engage in. And to keep it fresh, it’s a good idea to mix up the lacing cards you provide your children periodically. As we move into fall, I thought it would be fun to create a set of Fall Leaf Lacing Cards so your little ones can work on their manual dexterity while enjoying the beautiful colors of fall.
Note: For more leaf activities, see my Botany Unit Study page.
My Fall Leaf Lacing Cards printable features three different styles of leaves in four different colors each.
Here is a sneak peak at the lacing cards included in the download:
For your lacing cards to be durable, I highly recommend laminating them. We own this awesome home laminator and really enjoy it. After printing and laminating, cut out each of the planets. Then use a hole punch where indicated by the black dots. After you’ve punched holes, show your child how to lace the holes with yarn or string.
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More resources for learning about leaves
More leaf posts from Gift of Curiosity:
- The best way to preserve leaves
- Leaf anatomy
- How leaves “breathe”: A transpiration demonstration
- How leaves get water
- How and why leaves change color in the fall
- Leaf collages art project
- Leaf rubbings activity book
- Fall leaves Sudoku
For more leaf activities, see my Botany Unit Study page and my Leaves Unit Study Pinterest board.
I’ve stumbled across your blog and love this lacing card activity! I’ve pinned this and am going to do it with my grandchildren.
All the best,
Activités intéressantes et très attrayantes qui stimulent les apprentissages et la curiosité!
I came across your website looking for ideas to use for crafts for my granddaughters 3rd grade class. Her teacher has asked me to help provide her and the other teacher she is working with with different and various craft ideas. I have free reign but I am in love with your leaf rubbings and Leaf Lacing. I have never seen the idea of soaking leaves in glycerin but you believe I’m gonna try it. Thank you so much for taking YOUR time to have this site. I have added it to my favorites and plan to check back in each new holiday or season