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Hey kids!
Safety scissors are great for cutting:
— Description, poster

Safety Scissors are an inventory item found in the Baldi's Basics series.


Safety Scissors are a pair of magenta scissors with symmetrical circular finger holes and oval-shaped plastic blades similar to actual safety scissors.


There is a poster that explains what the Safety Scissors do, saying that they are used to cut paper, jump ropes, wiring, and homework. Currently, the item can be used in three ways by cutting:

  • Playtime's jump rope to end her minigame. When the scissors are used on Playtime's skipping rope, her smile will turn into a frown and she will say "Oh! That makes me sad!". Playtime will not be able to play with the player for 15 seconds.
  • 1st Prize's wires to cause him to malfunction and spin for 30 seconds which prevents him from pushing the player. The malfunctioning time will be accumulated when using other Safety Scissors.
  • Beans' bubble gum to get out of it faster.

Safety Scissors should typically be used on Playtime and Beans due to them being a large obstacle - although it is also a good idea to use them on 1st Prize when absolutely necessary. For instance, 1st Prize is pushing the player towards Baldi.


The Safety Scissors in-game.

Safety Scissors in Johnny's Store.

The Safety Scissors item is commonly found in classrooms, faculty rooms, and the library. They can also be bought at Johnny's Store for 50 You Thought Points.

Other appearances


Baldi's Basics Plus
  • When Beans was first introduced in the Kickstarter Exclusive Demo, using the Safety Scissors after getting hit by his bubble gum would not work. Since Baldi's Basics Plus V0.1.2, Safety Scissors can now be used to cut Beans' bubble gum.
    • However, the bubble gum is not listed in the "Scissors" poster yet.
  • While playing jump rope and being hit by Beans' bubble gum, using Safety Scissors will cut Playtime's jump rope, but not the bubble gum.
    • However, while being pushed by 1st Prize and being hit by bubble gum, it will only cut the bubble gum.
  • In V0.2.1, Safety Scissors could not cut 1st Prize's wires.[1]
  • Prior to V0.2.2, in the store description, the text "jumpropes, bubble gum, and cheap wires" was usually "very specific things". It was changed in order to make it clearer to mention the use of Safety Scissors.
  • Prior to V0.3.5, the old description of the poster was:
Remember kids:
Safety scissors
are great for
Baldi's Basics Classic
  • The Safety Scissors as found in one of the beginning classrooms prior to the Classic V1.3 update release.

    During the production on V1.3, the Safety Scissors were originally located in the classroom from the left side of the starting hallway, seen in mystman12's tweet.[2]


  • When clicking the "Use item" button too much with the Safety Scissors selected while Playtime approaches, the Safety Scissors disappear yet Playtime's rope is not cut.
  • The Safety Scissors can sometimes come with an error, with a line in the middle of the sprite.
Baldi's Basics Plus
  • Since V0.3.3, Safety Scissors sometimes cannot be used while 1st Prize is pushing the player.
Baldi's Basics Kickstarter Exclusive Demo
  • Using Safety Scissors will end the jump rope minigame, but it does not make Playtime sad. This was later fixed in Baldi's Basics Plus V0.1.2.


Baldi's Basics Plus
Baldi's Basics Classic
Baldi's Basics Classic Remastered


  1. "D'oh! I'll get that added in the next patch." - mystman12. September 15, 2020. Twitter
  2. "Check out this hype new feature coming in the update!!!! #ImSorry" - mystman12. May 30, 2018. Twitter