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




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




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