Observe the infant lying on her back.
No elicitation needed.
The infant begins to open and close her hands as she explores the fabric under her palms.
Early childhood educators and parents can help infants begin to differentiate texture by letting them feel smooth, rough, bumpy etc. textures. Many toys and materials now purposefully incorporate different textures for infants to explore.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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