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Your preschooler or kindergartener will have a blast with these free zoo animal cutting activity for kindergarten! They’re a great way to learn how to use a scissor, boost fine motor skills, and practice hand-eye coordination.

This set of cutting worksheets is also a fantastic addition to a zoo theme.

What Are the Benefits of Using the Zoo Animal Cutting Pages?

When your student practices cutting, he is learning more than just how to use scissors. Your student experiences multiple benefits.

  • Learning to use scissors helps a child develop focus as they look at the paper and determine where to cut.
  • Scissor skills work and strengthen a child’s hand muscles.
  • Using scissors builds fine motor muscles that will be used for other tasks such as handwriting.
  • Scissor skills boost two-handed coordination.
  • When your student finishes a cutting page, he will develop confidence that he can complete a task.

What’s Included in this Cutting Activity for Kindergarten?

This set of Zoo Animal Cutting Pages includes seven different cut and color activities.

  • Lion Cutting Page
  • Tiger Cutting Page
  • Hippo Cutting Page
  • Monkey Cutting Page
  • Elephant Cutting Page
  • Lion Craft Page (color and cut out three pieces and glue them together)
  • Elephant Craft Page (color and cut out three pieces and glue them together)

How to Use the Zoo Animal Cutting Practice Pages

These cutting pages are easy to use.

  1. Print the cutting pages.
  2. Let your student choose one.
  3. Encourage your student to color the picture.
  4. Encourage your student to cut out the picture, using the lines provided.
  5. Don’t worry about perfection, especially if your student hasn’t mastered the skill of cutting yet–just let him have fun cutting!

If desired, let your student glue the zoo animal to a piece of construction paper and give the art away to an aunt, uncle, grandma, grandpa, or friend.

Grab Your Free Cutting Activity for Kindergarten

Simply click on the image below to get your free set of cutting pages for your kids.

Zoo Cutting Practice Pages

More Preschool and Kindergarten Printables for Your Zoo Theme

Are you looking for more zoo printables and activities for your early learner? Try these!

Zoo Counting Cards
Reptile Printables
Goodnight Gorilla Unit Study & Lapbook
Zoo Pretend Play Printables