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Scissor Skills Beach Ocean Centers Cut Paste No Prep Fine Motor Cutting

Scissor Skills Beach Ocean Centers Cut Paste No Prep Fine Motor Cutting

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Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Activities

Subject

Early Intervention, Occupational Therapy, Summer

70 pages of ocean themed scissor skills. Activities include fine motor, cutting practice, scissor practice, cut and paste, no prep, scissors, vocabulary, visual discrimination, beach centers, under the sea, tracing, letters, cut and glue, arts and crafts, stem, morning tubs, preschool curriculum, tot trays, toddler activities, busy bags, stations, busy boxes, and more. For prek, preschool, SPED, child care, homeschool, or any early childhood setting.

Materials Needed: construction paper strips, straws, plastic lacing or yarn, playdough, scissors, glue, crayons

Scissor Skills – Beach and Ocean

1] Cutting Lines and Shapes – Color the pictures. Cut the long line to detach the lower portion of the page. Cut the short line to separate the shapes. Cut out the square. Cut out the circle. Glue. Choice of 6.

2] Color, Snip, Glue – Provide several thin strips of colored paper, scissors, and glue. Color the picture and snip squares from the strips. Use the paper squares to create the border. Choice of 12.

3] Snip and Stick Visual Discrimination (octopus shapes) – Cut off the strip at the bottom of the page. Snip the strip of shapes apart. Put a drop of glue on a glue dot. Stick a shape square onto the dot. Repeat for all the squares. Color. Choice of 3.

4] Snip and Stick Counting (sea turtles) – Cut off the strip at the bottom of the page. Snip the strip of numbers apart. Put a drop of glue on a glue dot. Count and stick a number square onto the dot. Repeat for all the squares. Color. Choice of 4.

5] Snip A Scene – Color the scene. Color and snip the strip of pictures apart. Glue the snipped pictures onto the scene wherever you like. Choice of 5.

6] Color, Trace, Fringe – Color the picture. Trace the word. Snip the short lines to the ends for a fringed border (3 sides). Choice of 12.

7] Snip and Sort – Snip apart the pictures (half page). Glue onto an empty space in the matching row. Choice of 3 (shells, fish, beach items).

8] Righty, Lefty Cutting Strips – Cut page in half. Color the pictures. Cut the left or right side off from the bottom to the top. Choice of 10 (5 right, 5 left).

9] Snipping Straws Necklace Craft – Choose and color a picture. Fold in half and glue onto the middle of your lacing. Cut straws into pieces. String the straw pieces on both sides of the picture. Tie and wear. Choice of 10 pictures.

10] Snipping Playdough – Jellyfish – Ten Frame Mats 0-10 – Laminate the mats. Roll playdough into a snake and make the number. Roll more dough into a snake and snip off small logs with scissors. Fill the ten frame with the snipped pieces, matching the number. Choice of 11.

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    Susan G.
    26 Jul 2023
    Great resource for cutting and summer images. We used this to create different summer scenes and discuss vocabulary.
    Andrea T.
    26 Jul 2023
    I love these activities! They keep my kinders very busy and engaged! They love cutting and pasting and coloring! Thanks
    Sharon D.
    26 Jul 2023
    These are so much fun for fine motor practice! My kids look forward to them with each theme!