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Learning How to Cut Out Heart Shapes





Title – Learning How to Cut Out Heart Shapes
By – Elizabeth Olson
Primary Subject – Art
Grade Level – Pre-K


To help children learn how to cut out heart shapes independently.

Skills addressed:

  • Fine motor muscles worked
  • Following directions


  1. Fold a small, square piece of construction paper (about the size of a child’s hand or a little larger) in half.
  2. Place the fold of the paper in the crease between the thumb and index finger of the hand not used for cutting. Place the thumb at an upward angle.
  3. Trace around the thumb in a 1/2 heart shape.
  4. Cut on line making sure not to cut along fold.
  5. Open and enjoy!

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