Letting your preschooler do the activity independently, while giving them guided lines to cut on will help makes using scissors easier. Don't worry if it is not perfect, they will learn from practicing.
If you notice the way this child is using the three point grip on her marker and the way she is holding the marker at an angle. Our class practices every day on fine motor activities and it pays off.
Fine motor activities are not only cutting, it's also manipulating pieces of paper and putting them in order.
This child is sequencing or classifying, arranging these items in specific groups.
This child Is using her small muscles in her hands to turn the pages in the book she was reading.
Practicing with your preschooler on their fine motor skills will allow them greater independence and benefit them in their school age years.