Lacing Shoe

Lesson #9945

Learn to lace with a Lacing Shoe.
Can use either AllStar or SureCut Dies.

Grade Level:

Lacing dies can serve many purposes in addition to the reinforcing of fine motor skills. Use lacing dies to support any curriculum area.

Use a Lacing Shoe for group and independent practice on how to tie a shoelace.

14620-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Shoe for Lacing - Large 14620-XL-Ellison SureCut Die - Shoe for Lacing - XL A10857-Sizzix Bigz Die - Lacing Shoe

Note: This lesson can be created using either Ellison AllStar or SureCut Dies.

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Colored Pens or Pencils, Glue, Yarn (Thin)

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the Lacing Shoe using blue and gray cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Leave one color whole and adhere highlights from other colors. Use chalk, crayons or colored pencils to decorate.
  3. Cut white yarn for each student to be used for lacing the Shoe (see Main Photo).

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes

  • Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

Physical Education: Movement Forms

K-12 Standard 1: Develop physically educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

  • A physically educated student demonstrates competency in many movement forms and proficiency in a few movement forms.

Reprinted from Moving into the Future, National Standards for Physical Education, 2nd Edition, with permission from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1599.

Source:National Standards for Physical Education

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