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Cutting Worksheets for Preschool

Check out these great Cutting Worksheets for Preschool! Building hand and finger strength is an important part of scissor skills. Get practicing with these free cutting worksheets. Achieving basic skills with scissors means your little ones will be able to have fun with crafts and engage with exciting recipes. Engage with cutting sheets moving from left to right and bottom to top. Print themed cutting pages and shape cutting pages below.

Free Cutting Worksheets for Preschool

Cutting Activities for Preschoolers

Each Cutting Practice Worksheet has a theme. Print out an animal theme cutting worksheet, transportation theme cutting worksheet, food theme cutting worksheet, and universe theme cutting worksheet. Cut on the dotted lines. Be sure to allow your little ones to take their time. Engaging with these cutting worksheets will build fine motor skills. Strengthening the fingers and small muscles in the hands will help your little ones grasp a pencil, tie their shoes, and open a bag of chips.

Cutting Worksheets for Preschool
Cutting Worksheets for Preschool
Cutting Worksheets for Preschool
Cutting Worksheets for Preschool

Cutting Worksheets

Next, have fun with Shape Cutting Worksheets. Practice cutting smooth edges and sharp corners. This is a great chance to talk about colors and shape names. Make this into an entire activity where you paste your shapes onto a piece of construction paper, or simply cut out one shape per day as a simple exercise. Print your Circle Cutting Sheet, Star Cutting Sheet, Oval Cutting Sheet, and Triangle Cutting Sheet.

Circle Cutting Sheet
Start Cutting Sheet
Oval Cutting Sheet
Triangle Cutting Sheet

Scissor Skills for Preschool

Print two more worksheets that have your little ones cut from bottom to top. Be sure to check out 5 Awesome Activities to Build Fine Motor Skills! These worksheets will build your little ones’ ability to manipulate scissors which will allow them to engage with more complex activities.

Cutting Worksheets for Preschool
Cutting Worksheets for Preschool

Cutting Practice for Preschool

Be sure to check out these additional resources for building scissor skills and hand strength. Once you’ve completed your free printable worksheets, grab a couple workbooks to keep the practice going. Check out “Cut & Paste Workbook for Kids” and “Scissor Skills Dinosaur”. Building hand strength will push your little ones toward tying their shoes, pouring a glass of milk, and brushing their hair all by themselves.

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We hope you enjoyed these Free Cutting Worksheets for Preschool. Be sure to check out Sensory Play Activities to continue building fine motor skills!

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