Preschool Activities and Printables

Sensory Texture Crayon Rubbings

Use this project to introduce your preschoolers to different textures around your house and yard.


What you need: crayons, paper, and hard surfaces with different textures.


Show children how to rub the crayon over the paper to transfer the texture of a surface. Good surfaces include wood grain, woven chair seats, textured walls, and bumpy plastic.

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After the rubbings are made, let children feel the different surfaces while you describe them – rough, bumpy, etc. Show them how the crayon rubbings look and feel similar to the surface you used to make them.



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