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...

African Animals Cutting Shapes

African Animals Cutting Shapes

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...

Australian Animal Cutting Shapes

Australian Animal Cutting Shapes

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.

Autumn Cutting Shapes

Autumn Cutting Shapes

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.

Bird Cutting Shapes

Bird Cutting Shapes

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...

Bonfire Night Cutting Shapes

Bonfire Night Cutting Shapes

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.

British Wildlife Cutting Shapes

British Wildlife Cutting Shapes

Once children have practiced their scissor skills cutting out these British Wildlife cutting shapes they could add the animals to an autumn themed collage. 

Butterfly Cutting Shapes

Butterfly Cutting Shapes

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?

Chinese New Year Cutting Shapes

Chinese New Year Cutting Shapes

Here are some fun designs for younger children to cut out and stick for Chinese New Year. Just follow the dotted lines...

Christmas Colouring Picture Cutouts

Christmas Colouring Picture Cutouts

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!

Christmas Colouring Picture Cutouts 2

Christmas Colouring Picture Cutouts 2

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…

Christmas Cutting Shapes

Christmas Cutting Shapes

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?

Christmas Cutting Shapes 2

Christmas Cutting Shapes 2

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!

Cutting an Owl 2

Cutting an Owl 2

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.

Dinosaur Cutting Shapes

Dinosaur Cutting Shapes

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.

Diwali Cutting Shapes

Diwali Cutting Shapes

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.

Easter Cutting Shapes

Easter Cutting Shapes

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?

Eid Cutting Shapes

Eid Cutting Shapes

Cut out these designs and letters and use them to decorate your Eid activities. Fun scissor practice!

Farm Animal Cutting Shapes

Farm Animal Cutting Shapes

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?

Fish Cutting Shapes

Fish Cutting Shapes

Children can make a collage with our fish cutting shapes when they have practiced their cutting skills. Younger children can follow the dotted lines.

Flower Cutting Shapes

Flower Cutting Shapes

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!

Football Cutting Shapes

Football Cutting Shapes

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.

Fruit Cutting Shapes

Fruit Cutting Shapes

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?

Halloween Cutting Shapes

Halloween Cutting Shapes

Good practice for little hands! Use these Halloween cutting shapes to make a mobile, decorate the house, or stick to cards and invitations.

Halloween Cutting Shapes 2

Halloween Cutting Shapes 2

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. 

Minibeast Cutting Shapes

Minibeast Cutting Shapes

These minibeast cutting shapes have dotted lines around them to provide a guide for children to cut along.

Monkey Cutting Shapes

Monkey Cutting Shapes

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!

Monster Cutting Shapes

Monster Cutting Shapes

If your little monsters like cutting things up, put those scissor to good use on our monster cutting shapes worksheet!

Monster cutting shapes 2

Monster Cutting Shapes 2

Here are four more funny monsters for the kids to cut out - making practising scissor skills fun!

Olympic Games Cutting Shapes

Olympic Games Cutting Shapes

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.

Peace Cutting Shapes

Peace Cutting Shapes

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.

Pet Animal Cutting Shapes

Pet Animal Cutting Shapes

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.

Princess Cutting Shapes

Princess Cutting Shapes

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.

Royalty Cutting Shapes

Royalty Cutting Shapes

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.

Sea Creature Cutting Shapes

Sea Creature Cutting Shapes

Practising cutting is a great way to improve motor skills in young children. These sea creature cutting shapes are sure to make it fun.

Seaside Cutting Shapes

Seaside Cutting Shapes

Children can cut out these pictures of a bucket, space, life-saver, sandcastle and beach ball - fun scissor skills practice!

Seaside Cutting Shapes 2

Seaside Cutting Shapes 2

There are lots of fun summer and seaside-themed cutting shapes on this page, perfect for children who are practising their scissor skills.

Shell Cutting Page

Shell Cutting Page

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!

Space Cutting Shapes

Space Cutting Shapes

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.

Space Cutting Shapes 2

Space Cutting Shapes 2

Our cartoon space cutting shapes will have most young children reaching for the scissors. They'll be building up hand strength while having fun.

Spring Cutting Shapes

Spring Cutting Shapes

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!

Summer Cutting Shapes

Summer Cutting Shapes

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.

Symbols of Royalty Cutting Shapes

Symbols of Royalty Cutting Shapes

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.

Thanksgiving Cutting Shapes

Thanksgiving Cutting Shapes

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. 

Transport Cutting Shapes

Transport Cutting Shapes

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.

Tree Cutting Shapes

Tree Cutting 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.

Vegetable Cutting Shapes

Vegetable Cutting Shapes

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.

Vesak Cutting Shapes

Vesak Cutting Shapes

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.

Weather Cutting Shapes

Weather Cutting Shapes

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.

Winter Cutting Shapes

Winter Cutting Shapes

Kids will enjoying cutting out these lovely cheerful winter pictures of a snowman, snowflake, cut of tea and hat and mittens, following the dotted lines. Once cut out, they can apply glue and stick them somewhere!

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