Easy Space Scissor Skills For Kids

This rocket scissor skill activity is such a classic! It’s perfect for developing scissor skills, letter recognition and early literacy for preschoolers and toddlers. This activity is also super simple to set up and only requires easily accessible materials. The finished product also looks great as a piece of art to decorate your walls at home.

I first published this activity on my Instagram a couple of years ago. I actually like the original picture that I posted best. Here is the post.


Scroll down to find some great FREE space scissor skill printable worksheets.


This is what you will need:

Colored construction paper


Black construction paper


Black marker pen


This is what you will need to do:

1. Using your scissors, carefully cut square and triangle shapes from your construction paper.


2. Paste the shapes onto a piece of black paper. Start by pasting a triangle shaped nose cone at the top of your page and then squares for each letter of your name.


3. Use your scissors to cut some long strips of paper and paste these down as the rocket flames.


4. Write the letters of your name on each square. You will need a square for each letter of your name.


Thank you so much for reading. Scroll down for some fun FREE printable worksheets. Enjoy, Jacinta Xx


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