Printable Cutting Practice Activities: How to Use Fold and Cut Sheets

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Printable cutting practice activities are a great way to help your kids develop their scissor skills. All you need is a printable sheet and a pair of scissors. Let me show you how to use printable fold and cut activity sheets.

barn printable cutting activity

How Do Your Practice Cutting Skills?

It’s important for kids to take time to practice their cutting skills. When kids find cutting difficult, sometimes it becomes difficult to motivate them to practice. That’s why this printable cutting practice activity can be so helpful. These fold and cut activities make it fun and easy for kids to get the practice they need.

It’s a great way to help them work on things like holding scissors and scissor skill development.

I created the fold and cut activities after receiving so much positive feedback about my printable snowflake patterns. Now, you can have fun cutting practice activities for the whole year. After cutting on the lines, kids LOVE the satisfaction of unfolding the paper to reveal the final design. That’s why they are so motivating.

How to use printable fold and cut activity sheets

You can make your own fold and cut activities by tracing half a shape onto a piece of folded paper. The printable fold and cut activities pictured are part of my Seasonal Fold and Cut Activities set. The set includes 38 different designs for all seasons (spring, summer, winter, fall, Halloween, Christmas…etc)

The printable Fold and Cut Sheets are very easy to prep for your kids…which makes them a fun & quick great fine motor craft or activity. Each of the designs print 2 per page. So, all you need to do is:

  1. print
  2. cut the pages in half
  3. fold on the dotted line
fold and cut - printable cutting practice activity - face

Once the activity is prepared, it’s time to start cutting!

Have the child hold the paper so that the design is facing up. They can cut on the lines with scissors.

face printable cutting practice activity

Then, it’s time for the BIG REVEAL! When kid finish cutting, show them how to unfold the paper. They will be excited to see the final design!

After opening the paper, they can get creative with crayons, markers, glitter, yarn, torn paper, etc.

face fold and cut craft activity and scissor skill activity

Repeat with other designs or printable sheets.

house printable cutting practice
fall leaves, acorn, feather printable cutting practice activities
winter hat cutting practice activity

Benefits of printable cutting practice activities for kids

There are many benefits of this printable cutting practice activities for kids. These activities:

  • help improve fine motor skills
  • help develop scissor skills
  • build confidence
  • are motivating and satisfying
  • can be done again and again …… your kids will love them

Additional Cutting Practice Activities

If you’re looking for more printable cutting practice activities for kids, be sure to check out the following activities as well.

Printable Cutting Practice Activities In The Store

Printable cutting practice activities are a great way to help your kids develop their scissor skills. All you need is a printable sheet and a pair of scissors. These activities are also great for improving fine motor skills, developing scissor skills, and building confidence. They are motivating and satisfying, and your kids will do them again and again.

Print out some fold and cut activity sheets today and let your kids have fun while they practice their cutting skills.

Are you ready to get started on some fold and cut activities with your kids? Check out these great printables in the store.

fold and cut activities to practice scissor skills
seasonal fine motor activities bundle
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