Here are four delightful African animals for little ones to cut out and stick. We've given you a simplified dotted edge to the animals to make it easier. You could stick the animals onto a yellow or brown sheet of card or paper to create your own African savannah scene...
Cutting Skills - Pictures
As young children improve with scissors our cutting skills pictures will provide more fun practice. Simply follow the dotted lines to cut out the pictures. Why not use the pictures to make a collage or a mobile, or decorate the front of your exercise books or notice-boards? Laminate and then glue craft magnets to the back and attach to the fridge. Or write a message on the back and use as bookmarks...
Younger children can use the dotted lines to cut out these Australian animals - fun for sticking somewhere else! Older kids could ignore the dotted lines and cut out around the animal outlines - much trickier.
Here are four autumn leaves and an acorn for the kids to cut out. They could use them to decorate an autumn display or to stick to a picture. You could even print the page onto sticker paper so that they can make their own autumn stickers.
Here's a different way to get in some cutting practice. Cut out the whole beach towel then have the kids cut the fringe carefully along the dotted lines. The towel is the perfect size for a toy to use on the beach! We have two harder versions with tighter fringes to cut too.
Practise your cutting skills with this fun beach towel cutting activity - perfect for any self-respecting toy to take to the beach! We have three of these pages, with an increasing number of dotted lines to snip...
Cut out the beach towel then cut its fringe carefully along the dotted lines. It will take concentration and careful scissor work because this has the most number of lines of all our beach towel scissor fun pages!
Here are four cute birds for the kids to cut out. It makes for fun scissor practice - and then of course they can stick the shapes somewhere too...
Here are some cute bird pictures for the kids to cut out then stick onto craft projects, or use to decorate all kinds of things!
With a bonfire, fireworks and Guy Fawkes to cut out these Bonfire Night cutting shapes are a fun way to help children practice fine motor skills.
Once children have practiced their scissor skills cutting out these British Wildlife cutting shapes they could add the animals to an autumn themed collage.
Practise scissor skills by cutting out these lovely bunny shapes. They could make nice decorations for Easter cards and crafts too!
Here are four pretty butterlies for the kids to cut out, carefully following the dotted lines. Why not hang them up to make a mobile, glue them to straws and peg into the soil of houseplants, or drop them from a curtain rail?
Here are some cat cutting shapes ready to print. They make fun cutting practise for younger kids, and older children could use them in craft projects, perhaps making a mobile, or as card toppers!
Here are some fun designs for younger children to cut out and stick for Chinese New Year. Just follow the dotted lines...
Colour in these three little pictures – of a Christmas tree decoration, a sweet gingerbread house and a funny little Santa – and then cut them out for sticking or hanging!
Here are four more cute little Christmas pictures for the kids to colour and cut out. If you print onto card they make pretty decorations for a Christmas tree…
Here are some Christmas Cutting Shapes (with dotted cutting lines for our younger visitors). They are fun cutting practise for younger kids, and older children can use them in their Christmas craft projects. Maybe you could make a mobile (see below) or to decorate the tree or Christmas cards?
Encourage the children to sit down and cut out these super cute Christmas cutting shapes: the concentration may help relieve the overexcitement for 5 minuntes!
This scissor skills worksheet is the second of 3 owls, and the difficulty has increased! Cutting the scallops for his feathers will take some careful cutting. When the kids have cut out his shape, they can trace his eyes and beak and colour him in.
We've added dotted lines around the dinosaurs on this cutting shapes worksheet, to make them easier for younger children to cut out. Of course older children could ignore the dotted lines and cut the actual dinosaur outline - a lot trickier.
This Diwali cutting shapes worksheet is a good way to involve younger children in the celebrations. They can practice their cutting skills by carefully cutting out 4 beautiful rangoli patterns.
Good practice for little hands! Use these cute dog cutting shapes to decorate the house, or stick them to cards and invitations.
Perfect for dog lovers, here are some doggy cutting shapes for children to practice their scissor skills on. Carefully cut along the dotted lines to cut out the pictures.
Young children can practice their scissor skills with our Easter cutting shapes, just follow the dotted lines. Perhaps you could use them to decorate an Easter bonnet?
Cut out these designs and letters and use them to decorate your Eid activities. Fun scissor practice!
Here are some cute farm animals for the children to practice cutting out. Once cut out, why not see if they would like to stick the animals onto a sheet of green card and draw in a background to make their own farm scene?
Children can make a collage with our fish cutting shapes when they have practiced their cutting skills. Younger children can follow the dotted lines.
Perfect for Spring and Summer, this printable gives the children a chance to practice their cutting skills on pretty flower pictures that they can then stick or hang or display somewhere!
These flower cutting shapes are great for helping younger children with cutting skills and for older kids to use in craft projects.
Here are some Flower Cutting Shapes ready to print. They make fun cutting practise for younger kids, and older children could use them in craft projects, perhaps making a mobile, or as card toppers!
These lovely bright flowers are challenging to cut out - but fun! Use them to decorate or perhaps make bookmarks or jewellery with the finished flowers.
Here are some football-themed cutting shapes for the kids to practise their cutting skills on. Younger children should follow the dotted lines. Older kids can cut the shapes out along their actual outlines.
This fruit cutting shapes worksheet has some of our simplest shapes for children to cut out. Perhaps the cut out fruit could be used to make a harvest basket collage?
Good practice for little hands! Use these Halloween cutting shapes to make a mobile, decorate the house, or stick to cards and invitations.
The second of our Halloween cutting worksheets has 4 simple jack o' lantern shapes for children to refine their fine motor skills by cutting out.
Here are 8 yummy ice lollies and ice cream cones ready to be cut out! Use them for cutting and sticking elsewhere, or create your own ice-cream shop pop-up for some role play, perhaps?
Cut out 6 different ladybirds, starting with an easy oval shape and working up to the trickier ones!
These lovely minibeasts might be a little tricky to cut out, so they'll require some careful cutting skills - but once you've cut them out they're great for all kinds of sticking activities and crafts.
These minibeast cutting shapes have dotted lines around them to provide a guide for children to cut along.
Kids can practice their cutting skills but cuting out these funny monkeys. We've provided dotted lines for younger children to follow. Perhaps they could stick them onto exercise books, make a mobile or use them as bookmarks? Perfect for Year of the Monkey activites, too!
If your little monsters like cutting things up, put those scissor to good use on our monster cutting shapes worksheet!
Our Olympic themed shapes have been designed for children to cut out – just for fun, or for sticking somewhere else! We've added dotted lines for younger children.
Our peace cutting shapes are a fun way to involve young children with the International Day of Peace. Older children could use the motives for posters and collages.
Is your pet on our pet animal cutting shapes worksheet? We have a rabbit, guinea pig, dog and cat for children to practice cutting out.
Encourage the kids to practise cutting skills with these adorable pig cutting shapes! They just need to cut carefully along the dotted lines...
Good cutting practise for little hands! Use these pirate cutting shapes to make a mobile, decorate a bedroom or classroom or stick to cards and invitations.
Perfect for pink lovers we have some princess cutting shapes for children to practice their scissor skills on. Carefully cut along the dotted lines to cut out the pictures.
There are some really cute animals on this printable sheet - who could resist that lovely sloth? Perfect for cutting and sticking activities and craft projects.
Here's a very grand king and queen, a handsome prince and a pretty princess with simple outlines for the kids to cut out. There are lots of things you could do with the pictures once cut out. Stick them into scrapbooks or paint a background picture to stick them onto. Make a mobile.
Practising cutting is a great way to improve motor skills in young children. These sea creature cutting shapes are sure to make it fun.
Children can cut out these pictures of a bucket, space, life-saver, sandcastle and beach ball - fun scissor skills practice!
There are lots of fun summer and seaside-themed cutting shapes on this page, perfect for children who are practising their scissor skills.
Kids can practise their cutting skills with this fun sea shells cutting printable. We've provided dotted lines around each shape. Have fun sticking them somewhere or using them in a seaside display!
This space cutting shapes worksheet has so many uses. With two pages and all the planets of the solar system, once cut out the planets can be used to make a mobile or collage.
Our cartoon space cutting shapes will have most young children reaching for the scissors. They'll be building up hand strength while having fun.
Here are some pretty spring themed pictures for the kids to cut out. Younger children should follow the dotted lines, while older kids can follow the pictures' much trickier outlines. Andd of course, once cut out, you might as well stick the pictures somewhere!
If it is too rainy for the beach this summer keep the kids busy with our summer cutting shapes worksheet. They could use the cut out shapes to make a beach collage.
Cut out the Queen's crown, her sceptre, a very royal throne and an immaculate Queen's Guard on parade - perfect for your royal topic or perhaps the Queen's birthday celebrations.
Print out our Thanksgiving cutting shapes worksheet and ask children to carefully cut along the dotted lines to cut out a Pilgrim, Native American, a turkey and the Mayflower.
Cutting paper is something children enjoy and our colourful transport cutting shapes will add a fun challenge. Children can practice their cutting skills by carefully cutting along the dotted lines around the shapes.
This tree cutting shapes worksheet has three trees to test children's cutting skills. Cutting is a great way to build up hand strength.
Our vegetable cutting shapes worksheet is designed to encourage young children to develop their motor skills and cutting skills. The pictures would be useful for a healthy eating or Harvest project.
Kids can cut out these four images, associated with Vesak and Buddhism in general. Younger children might like to follow the dotted lines while older kids can cut the images out directly. Perfect for sticking onto projects and displays.
These pretty weather cutting shapes will give children the reward of some lovely pictures perfect for collages when they have gone through the hard work of cutting out the shapes.
Use these weather cutting shapes to make a mobile, or stick to cards and invitations. Lots of cutting practise for little hands, and fun too!