FREE Cutting Printables PDF with cutting practice worksheets for fine motor skills suitable for toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten students! (download link below)
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It is important to ensure that they are shown the right grip! You can start by letting them cut random scraps of paper around the house. Ensure the paper is thick enough but not too thick either. It’ll be easier for them if the paper isn’t too flimsy. Construction paper or cardstock would be ideal.
Is my child ready to use scissors?
If you are wondering if it’s too early or if your child is ready, please see this chart below for cutting skills by age.
And please make sure you have child safe scissors for your child before starting this practice!
We recommend these scissors for toddlers – click here.