Towel Factory

From cotton to towel


  • Factory Worker

Activity Description:

  • Get to know how firstly towels came up, the materials needed to make a towel, and the process of making it. At the end of the activity, children will get small towel made by them to show to friends and family.

Activity Duration:

  • 20 minutes

Do You Know?

  • In ancient times, only the nobles who used towels because it considered as a luxury item.
  • In 1841, French society started making towels from silk cloth.10 years later towel made out of cotton was first created in London.
  • Originally towels were made only with white color only, but now towels are available in many colors.

Values Learned:

  • Responsibility – while working with the ingredients and with machinery.
  • Commitment – to work well and to create good product quality.

Skills Gained:

  • Motor skills – coordinating hands (pressing) while making towels.
  • Cognitive – learning raw materials to make towels, where the materials come from or what they are made of.
  • Critical thinking – solving problems with the materials used.
  • Communication – making comments on the work creation, talking to each other.

Allergy Notice

  • The towels contain of: cotton.


  •  Kids will earn kidZos from completing this activity.