Do you love kid activities that keeps them so busy and concentrated they can’t hear your voice calling them a million times in midst of absolute silence? I do! And this Ribbon Cutting Tray is just that!
It’s easy to set-up. All you need is a couple kid-safe scissors and a bunch of ribbon (I’ve used all sorts of ribbons I’ve found around the house!). Activities like this are my favorite. I simply use what ever I have on hand! I’ve had several odd lengths of ribbon and string I’ve had laying around the house. And this activity was perfect to use up those scraps.
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Materials for ribbon cutting tray:
Place all sorts of ribbons onto a tray (or use a separated “tray” as I’ve used) and place a couple kid-safe scissors. Annnddddd that’s it!
What is my child learning and improving?
-Fine/small motor skills (holding the scissors with thumb and pointer finger helps improve and strengthen)
-Cutting (using scissors to cut the ribbons helps work on scissor skills)
-Textures (your child will familiarize with different textures, colors and weights)
-Focus/concentration (this activity is great for independent work and for quite times)