Fiskars Wins Two 2016 Teachers’ Choice Awards for Kids Scissors

MADISON, Wis. (Sep. 10, 2015) – Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, recently won two of Learning® Magazine’s 2016 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards for the Classroom. Fiskars 5-inch Blunt-tip Kids Scissors and 5-inch Softgrip® Pointed-tip Kids Scissors were selected among the 30 tools recognized as the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.

Learning® Magazine’s Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards are one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market. This is the 22nd annual program and marks the 11th year Fiskars has been named an award recipient. Each year teachers from across the United States judge the entries based on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation to honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom.

“At Fiskars, we are passionate about designing quality, comfortable and safe classroom scissors for teachers and students of all ages and skills,” said Paul Tonnesen, President at Fiskars Americas. “We’re honored to receive another seal of approval from teachers for reliable tools that help students express their creativity and grow in the classroom.”

Fiskars scissors are the #1 Teacher Recommended Brand, designed to meet the specific needs of each age level so kids of any age can make frustration-free cuts safely and successfully. Known for the Original Orange-Handled Scissors™, Fiskars has a long-standing heritage of quality cutting tools and Fiskarsscissors are guaranteed for life.

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Since its establishment in 1649, Fiskars Group has grown to be a leading functional and living products company with a strong brand portfolio, including Fiskars, Iittala, Gerber, Wedgewood and Waterford. Fiskars Group has employees in over 30 countries and is headquartered in Finland. With over 1 billion Orange-handled Scissors sold, Fiskars has grown to be the World’s #1 Scissors Brand. Fiskars promotes achievement and self-expression by focusing on easy to use, innovative tools to make gardening, cooking and crafting more enjoyable. Fiskars Americas is headquartered in Wisconsin. Please visit