Cutting station - work on scissor skills and fine motor skills. Perfect way to contain the mess too!
Fine Motor Skills - DIY Cutting Station - No Time For Flash Cards
: Learning to Use Scissors - cutting spaghetti (",)
Mark scissors using eyes so that kids always know to keep the scissors up with eyes looking at them!
10 Worksheets - Cutting lines and shapes - Successful cutting depends on a proper scissors grip, so one hand can smoothly open and close the blades of the scissors while the other hand holds the paper steady. The following worksheets will help your child develop basic cutting skills by starting with easy-to-complete activities (like making a single cut) and progressing to more advanced activities (like cutting many times on long curved lines and cutting shapes) - - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all (hundreds of) our pediatric therapy pins 10 worksheet, scissor, printabl, preschool
For kids who have a hard time cutting on a line, try using play dough to make a "road" for them to cut on instead from OT Mom
"FREE" Animal Cut & Paste Activities
To move hand when cutting: to teach hand placement /movement when cutting. Space out stickers along the edge of a paper and instruct to cut and move non dominant hand to one sticker at a time from bottom to top. hands, stickers, hand placement, papers, educ, fine motor, preschool cutting, teach hand, kid
cutting skills -- hand placement technique
Garbage Bowls: Whenever the class is doing a cutting activity, put a "garbage bowl" on the table. It collects paper scraps and eliminates paper on the floor.
Kids cut through sticker to learn to turn and cut - lots of other great fine motor ideas on this site.
FREE worksheet for comparing length in an interactive way