Cutting

Cutting Progression

 

-Start with straight lines, then move on to cutting curved and angled lines.

 

-Start with cutting along shorter lines, then make them longer as they master the short lines.

 

Cutting Suggestions/Adaptations

 

-Cut theraputty, play dough, or straws

 

 

-Highlight lines to make them stand out

 

-Use construction paper or card stock for more resistance. This also helps if a student struggles with holding the paper.

 

-Put stickers on the line as an extra visual cue. Have the students cut through them

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-Put stickers on the side of the paper as visual cues for helper hand placement.

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-If students struggle using regular scissors, there are self opening scissors that could be beneficial.