| Right handed, round nosed, stainless steel children's scissors.
Cutting with a pair of scissors builds strength, the action of opening and closing the scissor helps children build up the small muscles in their hands. These muscles are important for everyday activities such as writing, using cutlery, brushing teeth and getting dressed.
Cutting skills take time for children to develop. Children may have the skills to use a scissors by 3 to 4 years of age, but scissor skills are not fully developed until around 6 years of age.