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With conductive material on the thumbs and index fingers, the REI Stretch Tech Compatible gloves keep kids' hands warm while letting them text and surf the web on a touch-screen phone. Compacted fabric structure provides water repellency and increased wind resistance while maintaining breathability and quick-drying properties. Conductive material at the tips of the thumbs and index fingers allows you to send text messages and operate your touch-screen phone without having to take your gloves off. Grippy silicone pattern on the palms improves handling in wet conditions. Stretch fabric provides a snug fit; gloves can be worn as liners or on their own.