Paper cutting can be introduced to 2 year-olds and should be preceded by kneading play-doh or modeling clay, transferring, tonging, stringing beads, and tearing strips of paper. The direct aim of paper cutting is scissor safety and bilateral hand-eye coordination. Cutting with a scissors is an indirect preparation for handwriting.
Dandelion sap works really well as invisible ink! Get the children to pick a flower and then mark make with the sap from the stem. To reveal what they have done, either leave in the sun to dry or heat on a radiator. Their work will magically appear!