My dd who is almost two is a very busy and curious little girl, which can make some days of schooling a little difficult. We have several hands on learning toys around the house for her, but I needed a all in one package to intrigue her and keep her little mind busy for short periods of time.
I plan to make laminated descriptive vocabulary cards to go along with the tactile board. Once I get those done I'll post them too.
Velcro strips, satin, lace and beads, tissue paper, organza, foam shapes, aquarium rocks, feathers, sequins, sea shells, flower, buttons, rocks, cotton balls, aluminum, strips of ribbon, pipe cleaners, wiggly eyes, artificial leaves, and wool. (Be mindful of your child's age and personality when choosing your items/in others words are they going to yank it off and stuff it in their mouths)
Lace and tie, several types of belts, buckles and buttons, a zipper, and velcro strips. Even my 4 yr old and 7 yr old were playing with this one. Of course my dd's little hands can not manipulate all these yet, some are easy while others are more advanced. Hence, the board will keep her busy hopefully for a few years.
Well I hope I inspired you a little or gave you some ideas to intrigue your little one.