INSIDE: Monster Haircuts is a fun and easy way to practice scissor skills this Halloween (or frankly anytime of the year!) Great for preschoolers and kindergartners to practice their cutting skills!
Finding ways to practice scissor skills with your preschooler is easier than you think and this fun Monster Haircut activity will have them asking for more!
If you are looking for tips of teaching your preschooler to use scissors at home check out this guide.
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How to Set Up Monster Haircuts
Grab a sheet of paper and draw a large monster using a black marker.
Next, you either leave it blank and invite your preschooler to colour in the monster before giving them a haircut, colour it in for them or let them cut the hair first and then color! I used paint sticks to colour mine in.
Take a sheet of construction paper and cut it into the shape of the monster’s head and then cut it into strands for hair.
Glue down the hair on the top of the monster. Invite your preschooler to use a pair of scissors to cut the monster’s hair and reveal the monster underneath.
How to Play
You can let your preschooler cut the hair however you like or you can draw lines on the hair for them to cut along.
Supplies For Monster Haircuts
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This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.