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Feely Fabric Book

Introduce your child to the wonder that is her sense of touch.
 

Learning Benefits

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Cognitive Skills
Motor Skills

What you need:

  • My First Taggies, by Kaori Wantanabe (optional) 
  • Several pieces of cardboard 
  • Hole punch 
  • Glue 
  • Velvet/velour 
  • Sandpaper 
  • Satin 
  • Ribbon 
  • Fleece 
  • Any other kind of fabric 
  • Permanent marker 

What to do:

  1. If available, read My First Taggies with your child. Introduce him to the different sensations of touching different fabrics.
  2. Cut the fabrics into squares.
  3. Glue each fabric square onto a piece of cardboard.
  4. Underneath each square, write the type of fabric in large, legible letters.
  5. Punch two holes on the top edge of each piece of cardboard and string all the pieces together into a tent-style book so that your child can flip back and forth to compare.
  6. Go through the book with your child so that she can explore the new and exciting world of her sense of touch.

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