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Simply Special Resources Catalogue >> Scissor Skills


Product code: B6489

This quality scissor can be used in two ways. Apart from being held as in the image below it can also be used by placing the fingers over the long loop. The hand doesn’t need to close as much to enable a cut to be made.

Price: £7.49
£8.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B6225

Designed for use by teachers, this kit includes a range of scissors adapted for Special Needs together with guidance notes. Comprises Mini Easi Grip Scissor, Easi-Grip, Self-Opening and Dual Training scissors for left hand and right hand. Comes in handy zip wallet.

Play Ideas>>
  • grip
  • hand eye co-ordination
  • direction and motion
Price: £35.83
£43.00 inc. VAT


Product code: B5699

The Long Loop Easi Grip Scissor is easy to grip and operate. It can be used in two ways.  Apart from being held as in the image, a child can also use it by placing the fingers over the long loop of the scissor.  The hand doesn't need to close as much to enable a cut to be made, which is helpful for children with weak hands.

The long loop scissors allow children to develop early cutting skills.

Price: £7.49
£8.99 inc. VAT


Product code: B5490

These quality scissors are lightweight and easy to use, only requiring very gentle pressure between fingers and thumb or fingers and palm of the hand to close the scissor blades.  The contoured handle, automatically reopens the scissors after each cut.  A blade guard is supplied.

Price: £6.25
£7.50 inc. VAT


Product code: B5103

These are quality conventional looking scissors with some extra assistance. The finger loops are comfortable to use due to the large plastic loops. Additionally they are fitted with a spring which will automatically reopen the scissors after each cut. Ideal for children who lack the required strength to use standard scissors but are working in a mainstream environment.

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  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use
  • For use in right hand
Price: £5.82
£6.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B5102

These are quality conventional looking scissors with some extra assistance. The finger loops are comfortable to use due to the large plastic loops. Additionally they are fitted with a spring which will automatically reopen the scissors after each cut. Ideal for children who lack the required strength to use standard scissors but are working in a mainstream environment.

Play Ideas>>
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use
  • For use in left hand
Price: £5.82
£6.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B5101

A pack of 20 double-sided photocopiable work cards graded from pre-scissor use to cutting out circles. This pack has been developed and written by two leading paediatric Occupational Therapists and have proved to be a valuable resource for other therapists, teachers and parents. This pack aims to make the development of scissor skills fun for young children and it includes guidelines, exercises and activities for each skill level which have been tested in classrooms.

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  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Promotes manual dexterity
  • Scissor control
Price: £11.99


Product code: B5100

These scissors have all the features of the standard Easi-Grip® scissor but are 2/3rds of the size. They are ideal for young children or those with restricted growth. These scissors are lightweight and easy to use only requiring very gentle pressure between fingers and thumb or fingers and palm of the hand to close the scissor blade. The contoured handle, made of a unique polymer which will not break, automatically reopens the scissor after each cut. A blade guard is supplied for safety when the scissor is not in use.

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  • Two thirds of the size of standard Easi-Grip® Scissors
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • In most cases can be used in right or left hand
Price: £4.15
£4.98 inc. VAT


Product code: B5099

The extended loop of these scissors allows the middle, ring and little finger to be used, giving increased strength and control for the cutting action. This is advantageous for those with a tremor or poor motor control and can be helpful to children who are dyspraxic.

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  • Long loop handle for better control
  • Maintains grip position
  • For use in right hand
Price: £5.41
£6.49 inc. VAT


Product code: B5098

The extended loop of these scissors allows the middle, ring and little finger to be used, giving increased strength and control for the cutting action. This is advantageous for those with a tremor or poor motor control and can be helpful to children who are dyspraxic.

Play Ideas>>
  • Long loop handle for better control
  • Maintains grip position
  • For use in left hand
Price: £5.41
£6.49 inc. VAT


Product code: B5097

These quality scissors are lightweight and easy to use only requiring very gentle pressure between fingers and thumb or fingers and palm of the hand to close the scissor blade. The contoured handle, made of a unique polymer which will not break, automatically reopens the scissor after each cut. A blade guard is supplied for safety when the scissor is not in use.

Play Ideas>>
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to use
  • Blade guard supplied
Price: £6.25
£7.50 inc. VAT