Have your keiki explore various textures.
What You Need:
- Empty picture frames with the glass removed
- Cardboard or cardstock pieces, cut to the size of the picture frame
- Variety of clean objects with different textures, such as: yarn pieces, placemat squares, sticks, sandpaper, carpet pieces
- Glue or tape
What To Do:
- Arrange the various objects according to texture and glue each of the objects onto the cardboard pieces.
- Put the cardboard pieces into the picture frames.
- Encourage your child to rub her hand over or pat each of the texture frames. Talk about how each one feels. For example, let’s touch the green yarn pieces. How does it feel? Does it feel soft? How about the sandpaper. Oh, that feels rough!”
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