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Developing Cutting Skills Stage 4 RIC-6597

Product Code: 9781921750649

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Developing Cutting Skills is a series of two books written by occupational therapists and teachers to support the development of cutting skills in early childhood. Each book outlines developmental norms and milestones for young children and give worksheets providing multiple opportunities for children to practice these skills.

The blackline masters are accompanied by informative teachers notes and contain simple, easy-to-follow instructions.

  • Easy-to-use layout with comprehensive teacher information;
  • Quick and simple activities designed specifically for early childhood students;
  • Clear instructions on every page, allowing the pages to be copied and sent home, or given to classroom assistants, to work one-on-one with the children;
  • Multiple opportunities to practice cutting skills;
  • Information provided about dominance, scissor grip, cutting line accuracy and body posture;
  • Thumb positions indicated on the worksheets in the early stages of cutting development;
  • Different worksheets provided for left- and right-handed cutters where appropriate.

Suitable for children aged 4-7, the books are divided into four stages:
Stage 1: Children learn to hold scissors appropriately and to open and close them.
Stage 2: Children learn to hold and snip paper.
Stage 3: Children learn to cut in a single direction and to cut along a line.
Stage 4: Children learn to cut corners and curves.
Product Specifications
Category Books
Product Type Books
Series Developing Cutting Skills
Brand Other
Colour Other
Subject Art