Paper Cutting art is a prevalent traditional art in China. It has a long history and rich life accumulation and heritage. Teaching children some basic national culture will broaden their horizons. Paper-cutting is a kind of culture with distinctive national artistic characteristics. At the same time, paper-cutting is also a comprehensive art conducive to the cultivation and enhancement of children’s various abilities. After all, every parent wants their children to develop in all aspects. Then the paper-cutting is very helpful to the development of children’s creativity, the cultivation of observation ability, and the improvement of intelligence.
Paper Cutting Art Can Cultivate Children’s Observation Ability
As we all know, the themes of folk art like paper-cutting come from life and nature. When children create paper-cuts, they must first have rich life experience. If children want to cut out qualified work, they must learn to observe the object. After observation, I learned about its overall structure and small details. In this way, children also naturally need to be caring people in daily life, learn to observe, and be good at observation.
Develop Children’s Hand-eye Coordination Skills
During the paper-cutting process, children are required to keep their eyes and hands steady. Therefore, in this process, the children are required to keep the same frequency of “seeing” and “moving” with their hands. By doing this, can these children learn to tailor flexibly? The child will develop the skills of hand-eye coordination without knowing it. The ability of hand-eye coordination also has a great effect on children in daily life.
Papercutting art is a quiet art, and it requires children to concentrate on it. Children should follow the drawn lines and cut carefully without rushing. In this way, over time, the child will develop a state of “mind as calm as water.” Naturally, the child has a good temperament that is calm, patient, and meticulous. Patience is of excellent quality and very useful at all times.