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Let me start this week’s Tuesday Tots post with a confession: I have never, ever done a single paper plate activity with my two little ones! Aren’t paper plate crafts a requirement of childhood?!?! Maybe I can remedy this apparent lack of traditional crafting this week so my kids can one day look back and […]Continue reading
Luke, 4, and Lilah, 2, have been very into using scissors lately. We do the Kumon Let’s Cut Paper! books, which they love, but I limit those to one page per day. They are both so into cutting though, that they REALLY want to keep going. I’ve posted about a thrifty way to practice cutting […]Continue reading
To be able to use scissors well takes lots of practice! Starting at around age 2, you can have your child start to practice. **While teaching your child how to use scissors, please also teach them about scissor safety and never leave them unattended with scissors! ** How I Teach Using Scissors:We always start off with […]Continue reading
I saw a post over at My Montessori Journey titled Heart Cutting Work and thought it’d be the perfect tracing and scissor practice activity for Luke since it’s almost Valentine’s Day! 🙂 I didn’t know if Luke would like the activity or not, but after making one heart, he was *very* excited to make more!Here’s what […]Continue reading
If your child has at least moderate scissor skills, practice making snowflakes! Here’s what we did: Color a piece of paper first. Thinner is better b/c it’s easier to cut when folded. Fold one corner down to the opposite edge and crease the paper; cut off the extra so that your initial piece of paper […]Continue reading