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Sewing Practice

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Your preschool child can improve eye-hand coordination by sewing a shoelace through cardboard, .


Materials

  • Heavy cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Shoelace or yarn
  • Tape (if using yarn)

Directions

  1. Cut a shape out of heavy cardboard and punch holes around the edges at regular intervals.
  2. Tie a knot in one end of an old shoelace, or knot one end of a piece of yarn and wrap heavy tape around the other end.
  3. Let your child sew by weaving the shoelace through the punched holes. This fun activity is great for hand/eye coordination.

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