Mystery bags are typically popular sensorial materials in Montessori schools and homeschools. They’re often used with geometric solids, but I love that they can be used for many different activities. They’re a great way to add interest to many sensorial activities.
Today, I’m sharing a number of ideas for DIY Montessori mystery bags, including DIY drawstring bag tutorials (both sewn and no-sew drawstring bags), ideas for a variety of mystery bag activities, and mystery bag presentations.
DIY Drawstring Bag Tutorials for Montessori Mystery Bags
Mystery Bag Tutorial from Montessori by Hand
How to Make Versatile Drawstring Bags from Martha Stewart
Easy Cotton Drawstring Bag from Better Homes and Gardens
How to Make a Simple Drawstring Bag from Love Me Sew
Beginner Sewing Projects – A Drawstring Bag Tutorial from Melly Sews
How to Make a Simple Drawstring Pouch … No Sewing Required from Instructables
No Sew Drawstring Bag from The Happier Homemaker
How to Make a No-Sew Drawstring Bag from eHow
Montessori Mystery Bag Ideas and Presentations
Mystery Bag from Montessori Primary Guide
The Mystery Bag from Shu-Chen Jenny Yen’s Online Montessori Albums
Mystery Bag from Montessori World
The Mystery Bag Sensorial Activity Ideas for the Montessori Classroom from North American Montessori Center
Early Sensorial – The Mystery Bag from How We Montessori
Montessori Mystery Bag Lesson from Confessions of a Montessori Mom
Montessori Sensorial: Mystery Bag from Carrots Are Orange
Mystery Bag! Exploring Rough and Smooth by Marnie from Carrots Are Orange at Learn with Play at Home
Mystery Bag with a Twist from Montessori Messy
Montessori Mystery Bag: DIY Montessori Materials from Montessori for Infants and Toddlers
Mystery Bag from Just Montessori
Mystery Bag from Montessori Mama
Mystery Bag from Montessori Works
Fabric Mystery Bag from Making Montessori Ours
Money Tight Montessori: Mystery Bag from Molly Makes Do
Continent Puzzle Pieces in Mystery Bag from Montessori Album
How Great Are Mystery Bags? from An Everyday Story
Traditional Montessori: Mystery Bag from The Wonder Years
Vegetables in Our Mystery Bag Matching Work on the Sensorial Shelf from Trillium Montessori
The Mystery Bag from Itty Bitty Love
The Stereognostic Bag by Jessie from The Education of Ours at Mommy Moment
Mystery Bag from Montessori Commons
Mystery Bag from My Montessori Journey
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