Investigating Textures

by: John Eichinger

This simple but engaging activity about texture is for students in grades K–4. Textures are all around us, and they are important to our everyday activities—consider a piece of sandpaper, a cheese grater, or the soles of your shoes. As students become aware of the details and properties of familiar surroundings, which they do in this activity with their texture rubbings, they learn to more closely observe the conditions around them. Students also have the opportunity to recognize patterns, including mathematical associations, in their world.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/15/2009Stock # PB236X_1

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