Materials for Clothes
OK, let's talk about clothing, or more specifically, materials that make clothing. This first material comes from sheep. We use it to make sweaters and gloves, scarves and even hats. Do you know what it is? It's wool.
OK, this next material also comes from animals. It actually comes from the hide of animals or animal skin. We use it to make jackets and belts and shoes. You know what it is? It's leather.
OK, this next material comes from trees and it is extracted from trees to make a very bouncy material, very tough material, and we use it for the bottoms of shoes and sometimes for belts and jackets and things like that. Do you know what it is? It's rubber.
OK, this next material comes from insects, not animals, and it's material is very light and very smooth and soft and usually shiny. Do you know what it is? It's silk.
OK, this next material actually comes from the ground. You have to dig in the ground to go and get it, and we use this material to make things like jewelry, such as bracelets, earrings and necklaces. We also use it to make buttons sometimes. It's metal.
OK, the last material is very common. Almost everybody uses this material. It comes from a plant and we use it to make t-shirts and denim for blue jeans and socks and sweaters, lots of things. It's cotton.
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