Thursday, 10 October 2013

Quick and Simple Texture Board

I realise that I haven't been making any toys for the Little Lady, so I decided to make her a texture board with things lying around the house.

I used bubble wrap, sand paper, batting, felt, aluminium foil, some packing paper, a soft cloth, corrugated cardboard and sticky paper. I simply cut everything to size and stuck it onto a piece of cardboard with white glue.

The Little Lady had fun exploring the textures with her hands *and* her feet.

Texture boards give babies sensory input, help with textile discrimination and builds up their vocabulary too (bumpy, smooth, sticky, etc).

Give it a go!

Little Lady - 1 yr 3 months

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