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Texture Rub

Center:

Science/Discovery/Nature

Topic:

Senses

Content:

Science

Area:

Gross Motor

Age:

12 to 24 Months

Interaction:

Small Group

PDF Available



Materials:

various textures (fabric, carpet, and so on)



Instructions:

1. Put out pieces of materials for the children to explore.
2. Rub a child’s arms, legs, stomach, and back with the textures. If the child
does not seem to like it, stop and try the activity another time.
3. Demonstrate rubbing a texture on yourself. Say, “You try!” See if the
child will take the material and rub it on his arm or leg.
More to do Gross Motor: Lay the textures on the floor for children to crawl across.


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