After a simple way for your little learners to develop their cutting skills this fall? Then look no further than these falling leaf cutting practice strips!
This fall cutting activity is a perfect way for preschoolers to practice their scissor skills. There’s 3 different lines for them to follow.
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What Skills Can Your Little Ones Learn And Develop?
This fall cutting practice worksheet is designed to help your children practice and develop some early skills, such as:
- Hand-eye coordination – to be able to understand what they are seeing and use their hands to get the scissors to go where they want them to
- Hand and finger strength – the ability to be able to apply enough pressure to use the scissors effectively
- Hand dominance – developing and strengthening the skill of one of their hands
- Scissor control – holding the scissors correctly to allow for a fluid range of movement
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How To Prepare The Falling Leaf Cutting Strips
First you’re going to want to download the cutting worksheet by clicking on the download button at the bottom of the page.
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Then print it off!
There’s 3 strips you’ll need to cut out for them.
And that’s pretty much it for this one – time to grab some scissors and get snipping!
Their goal is to stay as close to the lines as possible.