Bird Themed Printables for Scissor Practice

These bird themed printables are such a beautiful way to practice those all too important scissor skills! Scissor strips are a fun way to encourage little ones to practice using scissors, a very important skill that is difficult to master.  Bird Themed Printables for Scissor Practice Goal: Practice scissor skills, using proper and safe grasp [...]

By |2019-08-12T05:23:11+00:00March 15th, 2019|Cutting Strips, Free Printables|

Fall Ideas for Preschool – Tracing and Cutting

Fall is right around the corner! In just a few days, it will officially be scarf and pumpkin pie season! I have soooo many fun pumpkin activities that I am dying to sharing with you! In the meanwhile, I have this fun set of fall tracing strips. You can use them in multiple ways actually- [...]

Easter Cutting Strips

We love using cutting strips as a fun way to practice scissor skills. I recently read an article about how young children are starting to have less developed hand muscles and poor scissor and pencil grasp. This really stood out to me. So, I started working on developing fun and engaging ways to develop those [...]

St Patrick’s Day Tracing or Cutting Strips

St Partick's Day is in just a few days! It's the perfect time to grab a copy of our St Patrick's Day cutting strips to practice those scissor skills. These printables are super easy to set up - just cut around the border to use them as cutting strips, or leave them as sheets and [...]

Chinese New Year Cutting or Tracing Activities

With Chinese New Year approaching (on February 16!), I am having a lot of fun preparing different China and Chinese New Year activities for my children. Today,  I want to share a super simple freebie you can use to help your students work on their handwriting or scissor skills! It's another set of Tracing or [...]

Apple Cutting Strips

How is it that apple and pumpkin time is here already? I seriously already have all sorts of apple pie and pumpkin pie plans going on in my head. Y is begging to get baking, and I'm excited for scarves and tea! Fall is my favourite! Naturally, this means tons of apple activities, pumpkin activities, [...]

Montessori Printables Shark cutting strips

I'm so excited to be starting a new unit study! For the next few weeks, we'll slowly be exploring sharks (and hopefully the ocean more in depth, but we'll see how things go). I've been planning to set these up so long ago, but we just have been so preoccupied that I have yet to [...]

Free Bee cutting strips for scissor practice

We are starting a new life cycle exploration! I'm really excited to start teaching Y all about bees! We will be doing several fun life cycle themed activities so do stay on the lookout not only for our hands-on activities, but for our fun bee life cycle printables!For now, we are really hoping the spring weather [...]

Free Butterfly Cutting Strips

The days are starting to get longer! You guuyys the days are finally starting to get longer, and warmer, and there are birds! I'm so, so excited for spring and slightly less bone-chillingly cold here in the Netherlands! Of course, all of this excitement means it's time to get some spring-themed activities on the shelves! [...]

By |2019-03-14T20:26:02+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Cutting Strips, Free Printables, Montessori, Practical Life, Science|

Panda themed cutting strips freebie

I mentioned last week that I am pretty excited about our Chinese New Year shelves! I really loved being able to visit China when I was 17 (more than ten years ago! oh my how time flies!). I really enjoyed putting together China-themed learning activities for my son, and having a chance to remember and [...]