Hands-on Activities

Sensory Board

  • Gather objects that have different textures (sponge, aluminum foil, sandpaper, cloth, tape, bubble wrap, fluffy pompom balls, plastic, cotton, and anything else you can find around the house).
  • You can tape, glue, or nail the objects onto poster board, cardboard, or wood board.
  • Show it to your baby and have them feel each of the different textures.
  • Talk about the textures using words like smooth, soft, rough, crinkly, hard, cool, etc.