These Memorial Day Cutting Practice Worksheets will help your Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten children work on dexterity, scissor skills, and fine motor skills. Plus, they are fun, adorable, and just in time for Memorial Day! Don’t forget to check out our other preschool cutting printables as well.
If you want to help the kids learn about Memorial Day, these scissor cutting printable activities are a great stepping stone. You can start here and then look at other military worksheets for preschool learning as well.
The more that you can talk about this national holiday with the kids, the more that they’ll want to learn. You can even take a national moment of remembrance to pay respect to fallen soldiers as well.
Talking to the kids about this federal holiday and what it’s truly about is important as well. Doing a quick discussion about national cemeteries like Arlington National Cemetery is also an important part of history to remember as well.
There are many things to talk about how people decorated the graves and still do to this day. Depending on the age of your child, you’ll have to gauge what you do and don’t want to discuss.
What will the kids learn from this scissor cutting printable?
They’re going to learn a lot from this cutting activity! These cutting practice sheets will work on their scissor practice and help them cut straight lines and curvy lines, too.
What it includes:
This fun cutting activity includes 4 pages of cutting activities for your child. From straight lines to curvy lines, they’ll be able to work the scissors to all different angles.
Fun ways to use this printable:
You can use this printable to launch into a lot of other fun learning activities and ideas!
Have them draw an American Flag and cut it out
This way, they’ll get to work on their drawing skills and cutting skills at the same time.
Talk about what Memorial Day means to them
Since you’re doing these activities and talking about the day, have them talk about what Memorial Day means to them. This will give them the chance to open up their minds and thoughts and converse with you as well.
Let the kids create a wacky line for you to cut out
Why not let the kids take over and create a crazy scissor line for you to cut out? They’ll have a kick out of trying to create a scissor line to cut out and see if you’re able to do it.
More Memorial Day Activities & Printables:
- Memorial Day Books for Kids
- Educational Memorial Day Toys for Kids
- Memorial Day Activities for Kids
- 20 Memorial Day Books for Kids