Outer Space Lacing Cards – Free Printable

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Lacing cards and activities are a great way to get some extra fine motor and visual motor practice in your child's day. Grab these outer space lacing cards as a free printable to set up in your fine motor stations or homeschool area.

Preview of outer space lacing cards

Benefits of Lacing Cards

As I already mentioned, lacing is a great way to improve fine motor and visual motor skills for children. It is also a great way to get some pincer grasp practice by pinching the yarn or string to push through the holes.

Specific skills include:

How To Use These Outer Space Lacing Cards

These outer space lacing cards would be ideal for children in preschool through 4th grade.

Follow the steps below to use this free printable.

  1. Download the outer space lacing card free printable from my site (see specific directions below)
  2. Open the file on your computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader for the best printing experience
  3. Print out the pages on 8×11.5 size computer paper OR choose thicker card stock
  4. Laminate each page if desired (this is helpful if you are using the cards with multiple children in a classroom)
  5. Cut out each page
  6. Use a hole punch to punch holes through the designated holes/circles on each picture
  7. Tie a small string or yarn through one hole
  8. Show your child or student how to lace as needed

If you are looking for more lacing card themes, check out my Alphabet Lacing Cards.

How to Download This Lacing Card Free Printable

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Once you have downloaded it, head to your “downloads” folder or wherever you have downloads stored on your computer and open and print it. It does help to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed and updated to the latest version for the best printable experience.

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Heather Greutman, COTA

Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience in school-based OT services for preschool through high school. She uses her background to share child development tips, tools, and strategies for parents, educators, and therapists. She is the author of many ebooks including The Basics of Fine Motor Skills, and Basics of Pre-Writing Skills, and co-author of Sensory Processing Explained: A Handbook for Parents and Educators.

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