Westcott Kids 5" Ergo Jr. Blunt Scissors, Assorted Colors (16670)
Developed with the United States Ergonomics organization to relieve effort and frustration. They are designed to improve a child's wrist posture, strength and efficiency when cutting. The Westcott Ergo Jr 5" Kid's Scissors features a blunt tip which makes it safe to use for children. Made of stainless steel, these scissors are durable and long-lasting. The Westcott's Kids 5" Ergo Jr. Blunt Scissors is winner of the 2016 GOOD DESIGN Award!!
"I would recommend them to teachers and parents. In fact, as a parent, I plan on buying my own children the Westcott Ergo Jr. scissors. - Shayne M., Kindergarten, High Point, NC
GOOD DESIGN AWARD
Founded in Chicago in 1950, GOOD DESIGNTM remains the oldest, prestigious, and most recognized program for design excellence worldwide. The Museum received submissions from several thousand of the world's leading manufacturers industrial and graphic design firms from around the world over 55 countries. This year marked the most significant year for GOOD DESIGNTM with the world's critical mass of FORTUNE 500 companies and the world's foremost design firms participating.
5 Year Warranty
This product is warranted to be free of all defects in workmanship for the period stated on the package. Certain limitations apply. Visit www.westcottbrand.com/contact-us/warranty-claims.html or call 1-800-835-2263 for more information.
United States Ergonomics Certified: Our NEW kid's scissors are the first and only to be developed with the United States Ergonomics organization to relieve effort and frustration. Ergo Jr. is specifically designed for ages 4-6 and has been kid tested for fit, comfort, wrist posture, control and accuracy. These scissors reduce overall effort by over 40%. The blades are angled to aid as development tool including spring assist to improve grip and cutting efficiency by up to 50%. They come in assorted colors with a five year warranty! We also have a lefty version coming soon!
Perfect for light duty use, cutting through paper, ribbon and photos.
- Ergo Jr. 5" Kids Scissors, Blunt, Assorted
- United States Ergonomic Certified Kid-Tested, Patented Design
- Designed for Ages 4-6
- Angled Blades Aid as Development Tool
- Optimized Fit for Comfort, Control and Accuracy reducing overall effort by over 40%*
- Spring Assist Improves Grip and Cutting Efficiency by up to 50%*
- Available in assorted colors (color can't be specified when ordered)
- Five Year Warranty
- *Versus standard scissors. *Data provided by United States Ergonomics 2016.
How do you use the spring feature on the left handed scissors?
Although they will work for left handed children, could this cause a problem? When I first tried them, as a teacher and a "lefty" , I have to admit I was at first confused.
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