Play Smart Step-by-Step Cutting Age 3+ (Mixed media product)

An At-home Proven Introduction to Scissor Skills!

By Gakken early childhood learning experts

Gakken, 9784056211566, 82pp.

Publication Date: July 6, 2021

List Price: 9.99*
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Play Smart Step-by-Step Cutting is the perfect introduction to cutting paper, with every activity designed with the littlest learners in mind. Children will love discovering school-readiness skills—fine motor skills, hand-eye cordination, matching, and more! They will also take pride in the feeling of success that comes with tackling the activities. And the included reusable tray keeps children's paper pieces neat and tidy! 

What's the Play Smart secret? Making learning fun! 

With three great ways to play, the first 40 pages in Play Smart Step-by-Step Cutting are made for the littlest learners, who are just starting to learn how to hold scissors. Gradually, the activities become more challenging, so learning is naturally progressive. 

The inclusive format includes an activity book, reusable board tray, and child-safety scissors so toddlers can take the fun with them—any place and any time! 

About the Author

Gakken is Japan's #1 best-selling educational publisher.  Founded in 1947 by visionary Hideto Furuoka, Gakken's philosophy of "Fun-First Learning" educates children through fun activities and expands their creativity and cognitive and non-cognitive abilities to promote lifetime success of children without the feeling of "active teaching." 

The coloring activities in Play Smart Step-by-Step Cutting were created by a team of educators and child development experts to ensure that the challenges are just right for the earliest learners