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Re: Teaching "scissor skills?"

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Artemis420
Mon, 29 Mar 1999 14:01:01 EST


In a message dated 3/29/99 8:54:44 AM Pacific Standard Time,
redhen writes:

<< Up front: my strong belief is that children will learn these things
without
formal instruction when they are ready physically and developmentally and
don't need formal instruction. However, I'd like to hear what the rest of
you think, based on your teaching experience >>

Cutting with scissors is a skill that can be learned IMHO, but it must be
practiced.
Cutting simple shapes from a doubled paper is a good way to begin. Get good
scissors like Fiskars for children, those awful dull school scissors lead to
frustration!
Artie