Children do not often get many opportunities to use scissors; either because we forget about them or because we are too scared to let them have a go. However, cutting is an essential skill. Children need to practice often to hone their ability and what's more , they love it.
Age group: 3 years+
What you need:
What to do:
Perhaps create an alphabet book and cut out images for each letter? Or maybe cut out images according to their colour. Whatever you decide, allow your child the time and experience he needs to develop hi scissor skills, and let him get enjoyment from them.
I am a preschool and primary school teacher and mum to 3 children. I have been involved in education since 1997 and have trained in a variety of educational specialist areas. It is with this expertise that I write articles to help parents and educators provide quality learning experiences for the children in their care.