Texture play

Duration: any

Age: baby, parent

Skill for Bub: Muscle builder, Hand/eye coordination, Mind Builder

summary:

Gather items from around the house and play.

Tools of Play:

Gather objects or products around the house that have different textures, such as a bath rubber duck, a soft, furry stuffed animal, a plastic place mat, a piece of satin and a clean piece of fine sandpaper.

Activity:

Let your baby play on the floor with these objects. Sitting or holding them, describe the textures using words such as sticky, cool, soft, slippery, smooth or rough. Caution: Make sure none of the objects have sharp edges, are too cold or hot, or have loose strings.