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.
Craft Stick Catapult - my awesome Cub Scout companion leader used this to teach Leave No Trace: need 7 sticks for outdoor code rules, and signature. Band 5 of the sticks, band 2 of the sticks. You rock, Kimberly P.
Ideas for DIY color/shape sorting using egg cartons and pattern cards. Perfect for pre-k students, or any student needing help with patterns/one-to-one correspondence! Also good for older kids to "plan out math" for their younger siblings.