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Sensory Cards

Sensory cards-01


  1. Heavy poster board
  2. Scissors
  3. Sandpaper
  4. Fabric with varying textures
  5. Glue
  6. Markers


  1. Cut poster board into cards.
  2. Make sensory cards by gluing different textures on each card.
  3. On the back of each card, write a word that describes how it feels to the touch (rough, smooth, bumpy, soft, and so on).
  4. Let the children take turns feeling the cards. Encourage them to write their own descriptive word or tell you or a friend.
  5. If desired, extend the activity by asking the children to find an object in the room that feels similar to the card they felt.

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center: Library/Book/ ABC Center
Topic: Letters/Sounds/Words
Content: Literacy
Area: Cognitive
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Small Group

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