The kids will love this Cinco de Mayo Cutting Practice activity. It’s a great way to work on their scissor skills and help them learn cutting skills, too. Preschool cutting worksheets are not only fun but they’ll be educational as well.
Cinco de Mayo is a special holiday celebrated in Mexico. The kids will love these Cinco de Mayo-themed cutting practice sheets. They are not only fun, but they help to teach the cutting skills needed for this festive holiday.
Preschoolers can learn about traditional Mexican culture while practicing their scissor skills. These cutting worksheets are a great way to get geared up and ready for the holiday. So, let’s get started!
Many people believe that Cinco de Mayo is Independence Day or the Day of the Dead, but it is in fact the day that Mexico’s army won a battle against Spain at Puebla. The more you know!
If you want to learn more about Mexican cultural aspects or Mexican independence day, add that to your next lesson plan and make it happen.
These cutting worksheets can be a fun way to help younger kids learn more about Mexico and Mexico City.
What is the purpose of this scissor practice printable?
Fine motor skills are an important part of childhood development. They help children with tasks such as writing, drawing, and using scissors.
Many children struggle with fine motor skills, but these printables can help them build confidence in their abilities.
The simple exercises in these printables gradually increase in difficulty, so your child can progress at their own pace. Each printable is also themed around Cinco de Mayo, so your child can learn about the holiday while they work on their scissor skills.
What age group is this printable for?
This printable is geared towards children aged 3-5 years old. However, younger and older children can also use it depending on their skill level.
What materials do I need for this printable?
All you need is a printer and a pair of scissors.
What it includes:
These fun cutting practice worksheets include four different scissor cutting sheets that will have the kids working on their cutting skills from all different angles.
Each page is packed with different dotted lines to help your children with their cutting practice.
Fun ways to use this printable:
There are many fun ways to use this printable, including making crafts and practicing cutting. The four pages of fun cutting activities for kids can help them with their scissor skills and teach them about Cinco de Mayo at the same time.
We love how this printable is great for both kids and adults. The simple exercises gradually get more difficult, so your child can progress at their own pace. Plus, the Cinco de Mayo theme is perfect for getting kids excited about the holiday!
Have the kids make some fun Cinco De Mayo Crafts
Once they’re done with their cutting practice, it’s time to switch to craft making as well. This means that they can great anything that they’d like to.
The kids can make this super cute Paper Bag Cactus Craft while you teach them how a cactus relates to Mexico!
These Cinco de Mayo Color by Number Pages will help kids work on number and color recognition while also improving fine motor skills!
While not specifically crafts, these Cinco de Mayo pattern blocks are also a fun way to incorporate creativity, fine motor, and Mexican heritage!
Have the kids create their own cutting lines
Let the kids create their own cutting lines and then have them do their best to cut on them. You just might be surprised that they make them easier or trickier than you thought!
Create a fun Cinco De Mayo treat
Once the kids get done with their cutting practice, create a fun treat that they’ll love. It’s a great way to get them in the kitchen and talk about the fun holiday as well.
This Cinco de Mayo Bento Lunch is a super fun way to expand on this activity!
The kiddos will love these adorable Taco Cupcakes for sure!
You could even have them turn over their cutting sheet scraps and write out a fun recipe to create!