The bolts are graded in diameter for a more difficult exercise. Five slotted bolts and stubby screwdriver. Designed by a Montessori teacher to aid the development of eye-hand coordination and teach a practical skill.
Learning basic sewing with a polystyrene plate, yarn, + plastic needle. I remember doing this with craft mesh when I was a kid and then graduating to sewing buttons by hand onto little pillows and pockets.
Love this lid sensory bin! SO much learning going on here!
Turn and Talk is an awesome routine to incorporate into your reading block. Get this mini anchor chart and so many more to teach your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students important reader's workshop routines.