Crazy Scissors! ZOO ANIMAL Themed Fine Motor Activities for Centers and Therapy! Lions, Tigers, zebras, tigers, monkeys and other zoo animals - all will inspire fine motor skills and scissors skills! Wow - 86 scissors skills activities for center time that work on eye hand coordination and scissors control - from easy, to challenging!. New in this version - basic skills through advanced, complex skills! VERY COMPREHENSIVE. Students need to have some basic skills to cut forward along a path and be emerging on cutting curved lines in order to benefit from this file.
A progression of cutting forward, curved and angled lines.
Cut to the dot – teaches children to aim scissors as they cut. Teach the students to “cut to the dot”. This is important for learning to cut angles, as students learn to cut forward, and turn on the dot.
4 types of files:
Basic Cut to the Dot – teaches children to aim scissors as they cut. Teach the students to “cut towards the dot” - using basic and easy paths.
Advanced Cut to the Dot - teaches children to aim scissors as they cut. Teach the students to “cut towards the dot” - using advanced paths.
No dots: Child uses advanced scissors skills, with good bilateral hand skills and the ability to turn and place scissors to cut complex angles around a path.
Complex Advanced - Student cuts out more advanced shapes, to cut out and around zoo animals.
Perfect for Preschool - 1st grade to get those little hands ready for more complex fine motor activities. Perfect for classrooms - preschool through 1st grade! Perfect for children with autism or special needs, to work on eye hand coordination. Perfect for occupational therapists tool kits. Designed by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR from The Handwriting Clinic and First Strokes Products. Tested by kids at The Handwriting Clinic in Plano - a favorite activity! Look for a similar product - Crazy Pencils, for more crazy center time fun!