Build Wooden Vehicles With Hand Tools! (PK-8)
What you'll need
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One for every two participants
7oz Hammer
One for every three participants.
#2 Philips Screwdriver
4 per participant
Wooden Wheels
1 per particpant
Wooden Block
1 per participant
Assorted Wooden Blocks
10 per classroom
8oz Containers with Plastic Lids
4 per participant
1 14/“ #8 Drywall Screws
4 per participant
1 1/2” Roofing Nails
One for every two participants
2” Squares 80 Grit Sandpaper
1 per participant
Safety Googles
1 per participant
Plastic Plate
10 per classroom
Plastic Tray
6 per classroom
Colored Plastic Bins
30 per classroom
Assorted Crayola Markers
5 copies of each
Visual Instructions
Wooden Vehicles Coach Guide
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Everyone wears safety goggles!
1
Choose one wooden block
2
Sand the front & ends of the wooden block to create smooth surfaces. Round sharp edges & corners.
3
Pick four wheels & one type of fastener. Nails are quicker, screws are more accurate and stronger.
4
Align all four wheels onto wooden block and visualize where your fasteners go! Keep wheels aligned!
5
Pick a tool. Screwdrivers are only for strong connections with screws. Push and twist to the right!
6
Pick a tool. Hold hammer at bottom of handle! Students are welcome to work on the floor
7
Test your vehicle. Do all four wheels spin? Are they even? Make adjustments as needed!
8
Time to add another piece! Use screws or nails - but make sure they can reach into the wood below it
9
Finish vehicle with a colorful design
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