Learning to use scissors is an essential skill for kids. It helps them develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
As kids get older, these fine motor skills will help them with tasks such as writing or using a computer.
That’s why these free printable jellyfish cutting activity pages are perfect for kids who want some scissor practice.
With a fun ocean theme, these pages will keep kids entertained and engaged while they improve their scissor control.
Use them at home or in the classroom – they’re great for summertime fun! Plus, they make a great addition to any ocean-themed unit study.
So dive in and enjoy some fun jellyfish activities for kids!
Jellyfish Cutting Practice
These jellyfish cutting worksheets include four pages, each with a different activity. On the first one, there are four dashed lines for the kids to cut along to reach the jellyfish. There’s also a larger version of dashed line cutting on the second page.
Kids can practice counting and number sense with this page that has kids cut out the numbers on the right and glue them to the correct spot on the left.
Finally, the last page will have kids cut out the lower half of the jellyfish and glue it to the upper half on the left side.
Each of these activities will allow kids to practice using scissors in a fun way!
Ocean Ideas For Kids
These scissor practice pages are a great addition to an ocean unit for kids. If you want to keep your kids learning, check out our top ideas to add to your kids’ or students’ unit study.
Ocean Books For Kids
There are countless benefits to reading aloud to kids, and that’s why it’s one of the best activities to do together. For starters, reading aloud helps to improve language skills by exposing kids to a wide range of vocabulary words and grammatical structures.
It also develops their listening comprehension, as they learn how to follow along when someone is reading aloud. In addition, reading out loud can help foster children’s creativity and imagination. By sharing engaging stories with them, we can open their minds up to new ideas and worlds and inspire them to think beyond what they already know.
So, why not try starting with some of these ocean books:
The Snail and the Whale– Julia Donaldson, author of the famous book The Gruffalo, brings kids another fun book about an unlikely set of friends. Snail and Whale have lots of fun together in this colorful book!
Shark Lady– This children’s book is based upon the true story of Eugenie Clark, aka, The Shark Lady. Learn about her love of sharks, her discoveries, and the inspiring message of going after what you want in life.
The Rainbow Fish -This is a classic children’s book with a wonderful message for children. In it, a fish learns to share his favorite possession, his glittery scales, with his friends!
Ocean Crafts For Kids
Paper Plate Crab Craft – This creative and easy-to-make craft is the perfect way to keep little ones entertained during those long summer days.
Octopus Handprint Craft – This cute craft is perfect for little ones, and it’s also very quick and tidy – no messy paint required! All you need is some construction paper, scissors, glue, and the free template.
Fish Paper Bag Puppet Craft – This fun, pretend-based activity lets your child use their imagination as they creatively create a unique and colorful fish puppet out of just some simple materials. With just a few basic crafting supplies your child can craft and decorate their very own fishy friend that they can then use to play pretend and swim around imaginary oceans and seas.
Jellyfish Craft – Craft time is always a blast, but it’s even more fun when you make something unique – like these paper jellyfish! They’re super simple to make, and kids will love showing them off.
Ocean Activities For Kids
If you’re looking for a fun way to introduce your kids to some of the amazing creatures that live in our oceans, look no further than these ocean animal i spy printables. With colorful visual images of various ocean animals, they are perfect for encouraging visual discrimination and counting skills.
For an easy way to help your kids brush up on their number recognition and fine motor skills, try these fish color by number printables? These no-prep printables make it easy to get started, even at the last minute, and are perfect for young kids.
Create this easy ocean animal busy bag to help your kids have fun while learning! They’ll help kids practice recognizing patterns, number recognition, and matching.
Kids love getting their hands dirty, and a sensory bin is the perfect way to let them explore without making a mess. This ocean sensory bin is an easy and fun way to keep kids entertained. It comes with all the necessary sensory materials, so all you need to do is open and play. Kids can scoop, pour, and spread the sensory materials to their heart’s content.
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