Learning how to use scissors – paper
On colored paper, measure, draw and cut out a strip thickness of 1.5 cm (Image 1). The child’s task is to cut each strip into smaller pieces (Image 2). This activity is very easy for a child. In this activity, the child practices opening and closing his hand so he could more easily mastered the scissor cutting skill.
Image 1. Strips
Image 2. Cutting strips into small pieces
When a child overcome the first activity, we gave him the more difficult task. Strips that will give to a child are now wide 4 cm (Image 3), so the child must now cut twice with scissors to cut the entire width of the strip (Image 4).
Image 3. Strips 4 cm wide
Image 4. Cutting strips
Pieces of paper that we get at the end, we can glue to the paper (Image 5).