Sensory Board Match-Up

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Safety Tips:

  • 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 experiences

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Required Materials:

  • Download PDF of instructions
  • Cardboard
  • Textured objects
  • Regular Glue

Optional Materials:

  • Rope
  • Buttons
  • Felt
  • Dry pasta
  • Furry or fluffy fabrics or cotton balls
  • Buttons
  • Hot glue gun

Directions

  1. Gather a selection of objects and surfaces with gentle textures.
  2. Glue large swatches of each texture onto a large pieces of cardboard.
  3. Glue matching textures onto smaller squares of cardboard.
  4. You’re done. Get ready to play!
  5. 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

Nurture

  • 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

Explore

  • 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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