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What do a lobster, a crab, and a seahorse have in common? You’ll find them in our Ocean Cutting Practice Pages pack. Grab these free printable cutting activities and help your early learner develop scissor skills.
What Are the Benefits of Using the Cutting Practice Pages?
When your student practices cutting, she is learning more than just how to use scissors. Your student experiences multiple benefits.
- Learning to use scissors helps a child develop focus as he looks at the paper and determines 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 the Ocean Animals Cutting Pages?
This set of Ocean Cutting Pages includes eleven different cut and color activities.
- Sea Star Cutting Page
- Fish Cutting Page
- Crab Cutting Page
- Whale Cutting Page
- Lobster Cutting Page
- Clown Fish Cutting Page
- Seahorse Cutting Page
- Shell Cutting Page
- Jellyfish Cutting Page
- Dolphin Cutting Page
- Crab Craft Page (cut, color, and glue the pieces to a piece of paper)
How to Use the Ocean Cut and Color Pages
These cutting practice pages are easy to use.
- Print the cutting pages.
- Let your student choose one.
- Encourage your student to color the picture.
- Encourage your student to cut out the picture, using the lines provided.
- Don’t worry about perfection, especially if your student hasn’t mastered the skill of cutting yet.
If desired, let your student glue the ocean animal to a piece of construction paper and give the art away to an aunt, uncle, grandma, grandpa, or friend!
Grab Your Set of Free Cutting Practice Pages
Simply click on the image below to get your set of free cutting pages.
More Preschool Printables for Your Ocean Theme
Are you looking for more resources to build an ocean theme? Try these ocean printables!