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Sensory Explorations
Science Activities
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Please follow all safety rules and wear safety gear at all times!
There may be times when the safety rules and gear are not listed in the activity.

Activity 1

Safety gear---


  • Gloves
  • Safety goggles


Flat head screwdriver

Philips head screwdriver

Flat head screws

Philips head screws

Large blocks of soft wood

Clamps / vice


Prepare wood by screwing in several different screws

* About three turns (so they won’t fall out)

Allow children to try different screwdrivers

Allowing enough time so the children can see some progress



Measure height of screws before and after starting

Activity 2

Activity 2


Geo Board



  • Large pieces of soft wood
  • Crayon/ marker
  • Screws
  • Proper screw driver
  • Yarn



Allow children to draw on the wood

*you may want to start screws

Have children turn screws to varying heights

When finished have children wrap yarn around screws

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