Scissor skills are important to kids of all ages. It is essential for kids to learn how to use their fingers and hands in coordination with their eyes.
But kids might need a little help at first with their scissor skills. That’s where these free printable penguin cutting activity printables come in!
These cute worksheets allow kids to practice using their scissors without getting frustrated or bored. They come with 4 different sheets, each with a unique activity!
Plus, you’ll find that kids love anything to do with penguins – so they’ll be excited to start cutting away!
These worksheets are perfect for kids during the winter months when there’s not much else to do. And, best of all, they’re free! So print them out and let your kids have some fun while practicing their scissor skills!
Also, be sure to check out all of our penguin activities for more winter ideas.
Penguin Cutting Practice Worksheets
These cutting practice worksheets have a little variety of activities that can help kids with their scissors skills. Two of the pages have the classic activity of cutting along the dashed lines. There’s a straight line, curved line, soft wave, and zig-zag.
On the other two pages, there are different activities. One has the kids cutting out the bottom half of the image and then gluing it in the correct place to complete the picture. The other one has the kids cutting out the numbers and then gluing them in the correct spot.
Both of these worksheets help with cutting, but also with fine motor skills and gluing!
Winter Activities For Kids
Don’t stop learning here! We have lots of fun and educational activities that are perfect for kids to do in the winter! Read on below to grab your favorite ideas.
First of all, books! Reading to your kids is a simple activity with profound benefits! It can help them learn to focus, exercise their imagination, helps with learning sight words, and so much more!
Below are some of our favorite ideas:
The Biggest Snowman Ever – When the mayor of Mouseville announces the town snowman contest, Clayton and Desmond claim that they will each make the biggest snowman ever.
The Snowy Day – This story shows a child’s wonder at a new world and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
Sneezy The Snowman– Sneezy is COLD! And he’s trying to warm up without success. But, the kids know exactly how to help him!
Winter Crafts For Kids
Another activity we love are crafts! They are not only a fun, hands-on activity that kids love to do, but they can help kids developmentally as well. They’re great for practicing fine motor skills, learning to follow directions, exercising creativity, and more.
Below are some of our favorite crafts:
Snowman Snowglobe Craft – Love snow and winter? Make a fun craft with your kids to help them get in the mood. With just paper, scissors, glue, and some stickers you can create this adorable little guy that will bring some cheer into their day. This is also a great activity at home or in the classroom!
Popsicle Stick Walrus – There’s nothing cuter than a walrus! Download our free template, and let your little one craft their own popsicle stick walrus. This is the perfect winter project to do with kids of all ages! It also makes an adorable gift idea. All you’ll need are some popsicle sticks, glue dots, paint, scissors, and paper. Don’t forget to share pictures when they’re done so we can see how cute they turned out!
Polar Bear Paper Bag Puppet – Learn to make a cute and simple papercraft that is great for imaginative play. It’s perfect for those winter days when it’s too cold outside! This polar bear paper bag puppet craft will have your kids entertained in no time. They’ll love making their own adorable toy friend with this easy project.
Photo Eskimo Craft – Tired of the same old winter crafts? Here is a fun and easy way to turn your child into an adorable eskimo character. This craft can be used as part of a winter themed unit study, or just something fun to do on a cold day!
Kids’ Winter Activities
Polar bears are a winter favorite, so why not make your kids color their own? These polar bear dot to dot printables help kids with fine motor skills, counting, and number recognition while having fun coloring in their very own bear!
Winter is coming. And with it comes snow, and of course, snowy owls! These free printable snowy owl worksheets are a great way to get your kids excited about winter by featuring these amazing creatures. The exercises in this pack will help kids practice basic scissor skills, letter recognition (S), and handwriting.
These winter do a dot printables are perfect for kids who need help with patterns, counting, visual discrimination, and more. The pages include 20+ activities that will keep your little one busy this winter!
Wintertime is a great opportunity to engage kids in creative activities that keep them busy and entertained! These winter pattern block mats are the perfect way to do it. Not only are they fun, but they’re also beneficial, teaching kids spatial recognition skills, as well as logical and problem-solving skills. Kids can experiment with different pieces to see how different shapes fit together, helping them develop fine motor skills at the same time. So don’t let cold days stop your kiddo from using their imagination – get out those pattern blocks for some fun winter learning!
- Kids will look super cute in this sweet snowman shirt!
- These adorable penguin soaps are great for encouraging kids to wash their hands.
- This penguin playdough kit is great for sensory play!