Summer Cut and Paste Activities

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This set of summer cut and paste activities are perfect for working on important kindergarten and early elementary literacy skills.

When you add these cut and paste worksheets to your lesson plans, you also give kids an opportunity to strengthen motor skills as they color, cut, and paste each activity page.

These simple worksheets make learning so much fun for little learners.

These free printables help little ones practice important motor and language skills in a fun and engaging way.

Keep reading to discover all of the skills covered in this fun summer activity for kids.

Cut and Paste Activities

These summer cut and paste worksheets require no preparation. Just print them on regular printer paper. You’ll need the following supplies to complete them:

  • pencil
  • crayons
  • scissors
  • glue

What’s Included?

ABC Order

Teaching ABC order is an essential skill for all ages. In order to properly sort words according to the first letter of each word, students need to have a strong understanding of the alphabet and be able to identify letters clearly and quickly.

This worksheet provides children with an opportunity to alphabetize six summer words to the first letter. They’ll strengthen motor skills as they cut and paste the words in order on the page.


One way that parents and teachers can help kids develop their vocabulary is with labeling exercises. This involves providing an object or picture and having kids identify the various parts or features of that object or figure.

This printable includes two labeling pages. On each one, kids will cut and paste six labels around the pictures.

Sentence Sequencing

In order to develop strong writing and reading skills, it is important to practice sequencing sentences. This can be done by completing activities that involve putting words and phrases in the proper order.

The summer sequencing worksheet included in this printable instructs students to cut and paste the words of a short sentence in order. Then, they’ll write the sentence on the lines provided for a little extra handwriting practice.

NOTE: These summer sentence sequencing worksheets will give your kids even more practice.

Tomato Life Cycle

The tomato is a relatively simple plant with a predictable life cycle. It begins its journey as a seed, which goes through several stages as it develops.

Share the book Tomatoes with your kids. It’s a short, nonfiction book demonstrating the life cycle of a tomato. Then, have your children complete the life cycle sequencing worksheet.

Summer Activities for Kids

If your kids enjoy these summer activities, you can expand on the themes and topics included to create a full unit study.

Lemons and lemonade: Help your child make lemonade from scratch. Set up a lemonade stand. Slice a lemon in half and dip it in paint to make lemon prints on paper.

Seasons: Summer is just one of four seasons. Take a moment to teach or review the four seasons with your child.

Sun: Read a short nonfiction book about the sun. Teach kids how it factors into the seasons.

Life Cycle of a Plant: While teaching your little ones about tomato plants, take some time to make sure they know that the tomato grows just like other plants do. You can share these life cycle of a plant worksheets with them, as well.

Summer Books for Kids

Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about summer. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

The Night Before Summer VacationAnd Then Comes SummerSummer is Here


The Night Before Summer Vacation – A little girl and her family are getting ready to go on vacation . . . or at least they are trying to. In the effort to pack everything that will be needed, there’s bound to be something overlooked, and what that is provides a funny ending to this meter-perfect “twist” on Clement Moore’s classic.

And Then Comes Summer – When the days stretch out like a slow yawn, and the cheerful faces of Johnny-jump-ups jump up . . . then it’s time to get ready for summer! From flip-flops and hide-and-seek to fireworks and ice-cream trucks, from lemonade stands and late bedtimes to swimming in the lake and toasting marshmallows, there’s something for everyone in this bright and buoyant celebration of the sunny season. 

Summer is Here! – Pick blueberries, see a caterpillar grow from an egg to a butterfly, or take a trip to the lake or beach with your family. Peek under rocks, look up in the trees, dive into the water–there is so much to learn and so much to discover together when you read Summer is Here! 

More Cut and Paste Worksheets

If your kids enjoy this summer activity, be sure to check out these additional cut and paste worksheets. Pick and choose a few to add to your upcoming homeschool plans.

Teaching Resources

If you love using peg dogs in your imaginative play area, you don’t want to miss these eco-friendly Summer Peg Dolls decorated with hand painted summery flowers!

Storytelling is part of the learning process. Add some summer story stones to your reading and literacy centers. 

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