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Lace Up a Shape Card

Connecting the dots with a ribbon sharpens shape recognition and fine-motor skills.

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Fine Motor Skills

What you need:

  • craft foam
  • ribbon
  • tape
  • scissors

What to do:

  1. Out of craft foam, cut several large shapes.
  2. Draw several quarter-size holes at one-inch intervals in the center of your shapes, and cut out with an X-Acto blade. (We used a Japanese hole punch.)
  3. Invite your child to thread the ribbon through the holes.

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