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Lesson Plans

Re: kindergarten and cutting

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Dianna (dmammone)
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 17:49:19 -0400

I like teaching kids to cut through patties of play-do. The tactile thing
works on many levels and the playdo is sturdier and steadier than a slim
sheet of paper.
----- Original Message -----
From: MaryAnn Kohl <maryann>
To: <Sages7>; art <>
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 1999 11:23 PM
Subject: Re: kindergarten and cutting

> Teri Sanford Mason terily 6/17/99 7:01 PM
> >Hope this helps. I'll bet MaryAnn Kohl has some good ideas for scissor
> >practice!
> >teri
> My great and profound advice? Just let them cut and cut and cut,
> different kinds of materials, lots of it, and don't expect adult results
> from little ones still learning. It's also good for them to "tear" paper
> as a pretty art idea, but also, it's good practice for small motor skills
> that make good "cutters".The most important thing of all is to spend
> money on nice, sharp scissors. talking about kindergarten makes me MISS
> THEM! They come in all stages of expertise, but mostly, then come
> lovable!!
> ................................
> MaryAnn F. Kohl (WA)
> maryann