Use a cardboard roll, such as a paper towel roll or toilet paper roll, and use scissors to turn it into Sammy Scissors. Kids will love giving him a haircut.
These bright flowers are made by using scissors to snip the edges of cupcake liners. Kids can practice their scissor skills by trying to cut along the lines, and then stopping at the fold of the liner.
To set up this super fun activity, first make some homemade slime, then place a rack over the table. Put the slime on top of the rack, and watch as the slime starts to fall through the holes, creating slime ribbons. Kids can then practice their scissor skills by snipping the slime ribbons as they fall.
This fun activity involves kids first painting dots and drawing lines on blank pieces of paper, which can then be used as a guide for cutting.
Cut a plain paper plate in half, get the kids to colour it green, then they can cut up pink pieces of paper for the inside. This is a great way for kids to practice their cutting skills without any guides.
Print out a picture (it can be anything you like) and attach a sheet of green paper cut into vertical strips, glued at the bottom. Children can then cut the grass with a pair of scissors to find what is hiding in the grass.
To make this name puzzle, just draw a tulip, or any flower you prefer, onto a piece of paper, and divide it into as many sections as you need for your child’s name by drawing a mixture of zig zag and straight lines. Your child can then practice their scissor skills by cutting along the lines. If your child is old enough you could even get them to draw their own flower.
Turn brown paper bags into these cute jellyfish. Kids can paint the paper bags, then use scissors to cut the tentacles.
This activity is so simple, involving only scissors and play dough, but it’s a huge hit with kids. If your child needs guides to help them know where to cut, roll the play dough into a snake like shape and use the blades of the scissors to press lines into the play dough. Kids can then cut along the lines.