Had when i worked in a preschool and kids love them! I would use colored sand instead of white salt. DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter
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.
Set up a super-simple fine motor activity for kids using pine cones and elastic bands! Great for strengthening those little hand muscles crucial for writing development later on, and good for concentration and hand:eye co-ordination too.
Geoboards are a great tool for math. Plus they are fun for kids to play and explore with. While you could easily purchase a geoboard, why not have a bit of fun and make your own for a little less! So, after seeing the geoboard over at Spinner's End N