A great way to get into the Christmas spirit and practice your fine motor skills are to use printable lacing cards. This is a great activity for your preschooler, toddlers can do some of the more simple lacing card activities as well. Did you also know it is a fun and frugal way for your kids to work on a few preschool skills?
I love this time of year when the holidays are on the horizon, it’s such an exciting time because you can bring the holiday season into your homeschool as well.
Nativity Books to Read With Your Kids
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The Christmas Story for ChildrenThis First Christmas NightThe Nativity Story (Candle Bible for Kids)Jesus, God’s Great Gift: Biblical Values (I Can Read! / Dennis Jones Series)God Gave Us Christmas (God Gave Us Series)The Christmas Story (Little Golden Book)The Nativity Activity and Coloring Book (Dover Holiday Coloring Book)Holy Night, A Christmas Bible Coloring Book: Religious Christmas Coloring Book for Kids (Bible Coloring Books for Kids)Christmas Time: It’s All About Jesus!This Is the StableM Is for MangerCelebrate! ChristmasNativity Sticker Activity Book (Dover Little Activity Books Stickers)Goodnight, Manger
How To Prepare The Christmas Lacing Cards
What You Need to Get Started:
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First, print the lacing cards out onto card stock
Second, laminate them or use contact paper to increase their durability. Then hole
Third, use a hole puncher to create the holes needed for lacing. For younger students, I’d keep the number of holes on the lower side and you could space them further apart.
Oh, I also forgot to mention that you have a choice of 5 Christmas lacing cards to use.
You can find Monique writing about homeschooling tips, activities and parenting at Living Life and Learning. She is a SAHM and homeschools her 3 children, they love notebooking, lapbooks and a relaxed approach to homeschooling. You can also find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Google+.