Scissor Skills

Working on scissor skills does so much more than just plain scissor skills – if that makes sense. It helps strengthen fine motor skills which in turns help with shoe tying, writing, drawing, etc. I know it seems scary to allow a child to have a pair of scissors and a piece of paper, but I’m here to help you see that it really isn’t!

Free scissor skill printable! Did you know how many things you're working on when you're working on scissor skills at home? It helps kids strengthen their fine motor skills, hand eye coordination - so much more! Check out this post for a free scissor skill printable for kids ages 2-5.

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Summertime! Play outside! Yay!

Ehhhh sometimes here in the midwest it’s just too hot for that business. Especially since I am pregnant and just don’t have time for that. So I have been creating some indoor activities for my kiddos to beat the heat. Obviously, these activities can be done outside as well. Pretty much anything can! But right now, we prefer indoors.

Close up of child using free scissor skill cutting printable

Scissor skills are totally necessary when going into kindergarten, but they’re also totally terrifying. Safety scissors are in abundance (just like everything else you need in life) on Amazon, but these are the ones we use and love. They work for my 2 year old and my 5 year old.

Now obviously you can make your own scissor skill sheets, but if you’re a regular around here, you know that I like to try to make your life easier, so I’ve made you one.

Close up of child using scissor skill printable

It is 3 pages and each page is for a different age. You have easy (2-3 years), moderate (3-4 years) and difficult (4-5 years).

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