This activity is a bit more appropriate for younger kids, but A (4yo) still thought it was pretty cool to run her hands along the mesh tubing. Sensory boards are a great way to work on descriptive vocabulary for old kids. For younger kids, sensory boards encourage exploration and motor skill strengthening.
Supplies & Instructions
Mesh tubing ribbon
Draw the shape you want to make using a pencil on the cardboard. Hot glue the mesh tubing to the cardboard following your pencil markings.