Texture Path for Magnetic Person

Texture Path for Magnetic Mom
Materials Needed:
Image1 Shoebox lid
Image1 Different textured materials such as: sandpaper, cotton gauze pads, bubble wrap, Styrofoam, corduroy, ceramic tile, corkboard, etc…
Image1 Magnet
Image1 Film canister
Image1 Glue
Image1 Craft sticks
Image1 Photographs of each childs mother
Image1 Play dough


What to Do:
Image1 Cover the inside of the shoebox lid with several different textures of materials.
Image1 Try to make it in the shape of a path.
Image1 Glue a strong magnet to the bottom of the film canister.
Image1 Glue a picture of each childs mom to the craft sticks and put a small mound of play dough in the bottom of the film canister. Stick the craft stick into the play dough to hold the stick upright.
Image1 Glue a strong magnet to the end portion of one craft stick or tongue depressor.
Image1 Use stick with magnet to guide the "mom" down the path by rubbing underneath the lid.
Image1 Ask the children if they think some parts of the path are difficult to move their “magnetic mom” over.


*Make sure when gluing the magnets to the film canister and craft stick that the side of the magnets facing up is polar correct so they do not resist each other.

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