My child is 25 months old today so 2 years and 1 month. There are some communication issues in particular receptive speech delay. An assessment was carried out last week and my child was given a pair of scissors and asked to cut the paper. Child had never help scissors before, They are not a toy to play with at home and daycare have not introduced them in the toddlers room yet.
So naturally my child failed the scissors fine motor skills test. But I'm feeling skeptical. If they had asked child to thread some beads onto a string or arrange some gears on a board my child would have aced it. But because they chose to use scissors as the tool of choice he failed which bought him into the below average realm.
what do you guys think?, is giving scissors to a 25 month old a fair test? I don't think it is. Or should my 25month old know how to cut with scissors by now.