Art: Pre-made-and-cut vs patterns

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  1. Backroads

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    Whenever I do a craft involving cutting, I find myself, whenever possible, providing the materials in the form of a pattern for the kids to trace rather than printing something out for them. My reasoning is it saves copier drama and also encourages fine-motor skills, some of which students sorely need. Someone mentioned it's a little too old-school to do patterns these days. Thoughts?
     
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  3. TeacherNY

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    I don't think it's old school to have students work on fine motor skills.
     
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