What happens to the screw when you turn the screwdriver left and right?
Can you use the same screwdriver for every screw? Why or Why not?
What do you notice about screwdrivers and wrenches?
Do you need the same amount of force for every screw or bolt? Why?
Take close look at collection of screws, what do you notice about them?
Find things in your house that are screwed or bolted together? Why do you think screws were used to fasten these items?
What other tools can you find in your house? Try to figure out their purpose.
Living Montessori Now website: Hammering Pumpkins
Early Years Careers website: Introducing Real Tools
Bam Radio Network website: Tools in Pre-school, What!
Amazeum YOU Tiny Tools - Screwdrivers Activity Guide