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These preschool worksheets provide much-needed cutting practice for little hands. They provide an opportunity to build fine motor skills.
Learning to use scissors can be a challenge for for little ones whose fine motor skills aren’t fully developed. Before they can work on more intricate cutting designs, toddlers and preschoolers need to practice cutting straight and curvy lines.
Young learners need lots of practice with scissors before they can move on to more intricate projects. There are many ways to provide them with opportunities to practice using scissors.
Cutting Practice Worksheets
Preschoolers can help you cut out coupons, or they can cut images from magazines to make a collage. You can also give them cutting practice worksheets with guided cutting lines to help preschoolers learn to handle scissors properly.
This packet of bear-themed preschool cutting worksheets gradually increase in difficulty as toddlers and preschoolers work their way through each one.
There are twelve cutting pages included in this pack. They are easy to print out, and they are ready for your preschoolers in mere seconds. No special prep is needed for this activity pack.
Little learners will start with straight lines and graduate to wavy lines and zig-zags. There are pages that start from the left and the right so that children get a feel for manipulating their scissors and papers in different directions in order to complete the task.
PRESCHOOL Bear BOOKS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool bear books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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There’s a Bear on My Chair – Poor Mouse! A bear has settled in his favorite chair, and that chair just isn’t big enough for two. Mouse tries all kinds of tactics to move pesky Bear, but nothing works. Once Mouse has gone, Bear gets up and walks home. But what’s that? Is that a mouse in Bear’s house?
Bear Snores On – One by one, a whole host of different animals and birds find their way out of the cold and into Bear’s cave to warm up. But even after the tea has been brewed and the corn has been popped, Bear just snores on!
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Have you ever gone on a bear hunt? Come along on this one with a brave young family — four children and their father. They’re not scared. With them you will cross a field of tall, wavy grass, wade through a deep, cold river, struggle through swampy mud, find your way through a big, dark forest, fight through a whirling snowstorm, and enter a narrow, gloomy cave. WHAT’S THAT?
These Bear Snores On sequencing cards are a great way to talk about animals and hibernation. Practice retelling and sequencing the story.
My kids can never read too many bear books. They love polar bears, grizzly bears, and brown bears. They hug their teddy bears and recite with me. Here are 12 delightful picture books about bears and teddy bears!
Are you looking for more hands-on fun for your preschool bear theme? Then, don’t miss these bear-themed sensory play activities for preschoolers!
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