By now the pincer grip is almost fully developed for our class children. When the grip is developed the dexterity and nimbleness sets in. And activities which once seemed like a mammoth task creating frustration and stress are now breezy to execute .
Using scissors improves the visual perception and a cutting activity gives children independent movement of each finger .Once the child has mastered opening and closing the scissors, they can move on to making small snips on the paper.
Cutting like colouring also helps with focus and attention. If a child does not want to write, some coloring or cutting activities will do the trick of calming them down.
Cutting on a line and switching directions are exciting visual motor activities for tiny tots of this age .