Buttons handout

Buttons are helpful little things! They help keep your clothes together now, but they weren’t always functional. Originally buttons were used as a decoration on clothes. It wasn’t until the 13th century that they were used to close buttonhole. Here are some extra fun facts about buttons!

  1. The oldest button record was found in Pakistan and is dated back 5,000 years!
  2. There are multiple kinds of buttons. Some types include flat, shank, and stud buttons!
  3. A button can be made out of any material!

Download this handout to color in the buttons and learn how to write!