Sensory Board Match-Up
- Children should have adult supervision while using materials that are toxic or objects that are sharp
- Guide you child’s hands closely as needed they hey use craft tools and materials
- Children should use safety scissors
Great for little ones learning about textures.
Thinking: This is a sensory activity which inspires comparing, matching and moving texture around to make new experiencesDownload the PDF
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- Textured objects
- Regular Glue
- Dry pasta
- Furry or fluffy fabrics or cotton balls
- Hot glue gun
- Gather a selection of objects and surfaces with gentle textures.
- Glue large swatches of each texture onto a large pieces of cardboard.
- Glue matching textures onto smaller squares of cardboard.
- You’re done. Get ready to play!
- To play, select one textured panel and hide it under a cloth or in a bag. Have your child feel the hidden texture and try to find its match on the
- If you offer opportunities for your child to take in objects with bright colours and varying textures
- Your child will develop a feeling of safety touching and seeing and learning the environment around them
- If you support your child’s curiosity about colours and textures they are experiencing
- Your child will develop a stronger connection to using their senses (see, hear, taste, smell, touch)
Sensory Board Match-up Game
Great for little ones learning about textures. Including outdoor materials opens your child’s senses (see, hear, taste, smell, and touch)
Thinking: This is a sensory activity which inspires comparing, matching and moving texture around to make new experiences
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