Developing Cutting Skills – Step 1, 2 and 3

Code: Mcs123
Year Level: Early Years
$60.50 (inc. $5.50 GST)
Developing Cutting Skills Step 1-3 is a program for 3 to 6 year-olds focused on developing scissor and cutting skills

Developing Cutting Skills (Stages 1-3) is one of a series of two books created by occupational therapists and teachers to support the development of cutting skills in children between the ages of 3 and 6 at school or home. The activities target specific skills that will enable children to develop the coordination and motor skills required for cutting. Multiple opportunities to rehearse cutting skills are provided through simple, easy-to-use worksheets with clear instructions. The series outlines developmental milestones that can be useful for planning, assessment and creating individual education plans.
Developing cutting skills is part of a holistic approach to promoting a comprehensive foundation for academic success. From holding scissors to snipping and cutting along a line, this book features:

  • Simple and easy to use, the resource targets scissor skills in early childhood and developmental manner
  • Provides multiple opportunities to rehearse cutting skills
  • Developmental milestone norms throughout the manual

This product is mentioned in the Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual on page 10.

There are two resources in this series:

Developing Cutting Skills – Step 1, 2 and 3 - eBook

Code: Mcs123e
Year Level: Early Years
$47.50 (inc. $4.32 GST)
Developing Cutting Skills Step 1-3 is a program for 3 to 6 year-olds focused on developing scissor and cutting skills

Developing Cutting Skills (Stages 1-3) is one of a series of two books created by occupational therapists and teachers to support the development of cutting skills in children between the ages of 3 and 6 at school or home. The activities target specific skills that will enable children to develop the coordination and motor skills required for cutting. Multiple opportunities to rehearse cutting skills are provided through simple, easy-to-use worksheets with clear instructions. The series outlines developmental milestones that can be useful for planning, assessment and creating individual education plans.
Developing cutting skills is part of a holistic approach to promoting a comprehensive foundation for academic success. From holding scissors to snipping and cutting along a line, this book features:

  • Simple and easy to use, the resource targets scissor skills in early childhood and developmental manner
  • Provides multiple opportunities to rehearse cutting skills
  • Developmental milestone norms throughout the manual

This product is mentioned in the Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual on page 10.

There are two resources in this series:

Developing Cutting Skills – Step 1, 2 and 3 – School License

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  • Developing Cutting Skills - Step 1, 2 and 3
    Developing Cutting Skills Milestones – Ages 2 – 6

    A milestone sheet which identifies age based norms for developing cutting skills in children aged 3 to 6 years.

    Over a period of several years, children progress through several steps when learning to cut with scissors. At age 2 – 2½ years… Child is

  • Developing Cutting Skills - Step 1, 2 and 3
    The Development of Appropriate Pencil Grip and Drawing Skills – Ages 1 – 6
    These milestone and information sheets identify the age-related milestones for hand function, pencil grip (grasp) and drawing skills in children aged 1 to 6 years. They present images of good and NOT good pencil grip and also outline hints for making a good pencil grip easier.

    When children first begin to draw using crayons, pencils or brushes they use a dagger grasp. In a natural developmental sequence, they will hold the

  • Developing Cutting Skills - Step 1, 2 and 3
    PLD’s Whole School Literacy Plan
    The document outlines how to implement PLD's literacy, Movement and Motor and Oral Language resources during the Early Years, Foundation, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.

    The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When

National Curriculum Statement

This download outlines how PLD programs link to the ACARA National Curriculum year level content descriptions.

  • Developing Cutting Skills - Step 1, 2 and 3
    PLD’s Alignment to the Australian National Curriculum
    How does PLD align to the Australian National Curriculum?

    In the attached download we have outlined where PLD applies to each year level, the content code and descriptor and the related PLD programs.  

ISBN : 9781925769012
ISBN : 9781925769012

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