I gathered a collection of fabric swatches with vibrant colors and a wide range of textures, stuffed them in a wipee box and let J at it. We could talk about the different textures/colors as he pulled them out or he could just have fun emptying and filling the box.
Age? Started around 8 months
Try Again? This was just a toy always available to him for a few months; It probably lost it’s intrigue after a few months