- A basket.
- Six pairs of material ranging from silky smooth to very textured.
This is an individual presentation.
- Take the basket containing the fabrics to the table.
- Remove the most textured fabric from the basket.
- Hold the fabric at the top and stoke it from top to bottom.
- Let the child repeat the stroking.
- Now remove the smoothest fabric and let the child stroke it.
- Remove the other smoothest fabric and ask the child to stroke it.
- If the child recognizes the similarity, show him how to pair the fabrics. If not, continue with the next fabric.
- Remove the other most textured fabric and have the child stroke it.
- Again, if the child recognizes the similarity, have him pair them.
- Mix all four fabrics and let the child stroke and pair them with his eyes open.
- Suggest he does it again, but this time with his eyes closed.
- When the child masters the extremes, introduce a middle pair.
- Mix all six fabrics and have the child pair them, first with his eyes open and then with his eyes closed.
- Continue adding one pair at a time in the above manner.
- Continue as long as the child is interested.
Control Of Error
Points Of Interest
- To aid the child to become conscious of fine distinctions between rough and smooth.