Registration number: 30108455
FIVE SENSES ACTIVITY
1.Sense of sound
2.Sense of taste
3.Sense of smell
4.Sense of sight
5.Sense of touch
The Sense of Touch
Language: Define the sense of touch for the children. Ask the children what part of the body they use to feel things. Talk about skin and how it is used to feel different things. Also talk about hands and how everyone's hand is different.
Children will observe,experiment and practice descriptive and expressive skills
You will need : A variety of different textured materials such as cotton,aluminium foil,dried leaves...etc.
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Together find examples of reflections.Emphasize the word ''reflection'' by holding up a mirror and saying ''I can see my reflection in this mirror.Its just like a picture of my face!''
Some children may anjoy looking in mirrors while they draw pictures of themselves.
Group Activity: Take the children on a nature walk. Have the children describe to each other what they see in their surroundings.
Art:After the nature walk have the children cut from old magazines pictures of what they saw outside. Glue the pictures to half a piece of construction paper and save for the Five Senses Book.
Game: Collect several items and place them in front of you. Have the children cover their eyes and remove one of the objects. After children have uncovered their eyes have them decide as a group which item is missing.
Outside: Collect several balls and a bucket. Have children throw the balls into the bucket from different standing points. The children will have to use their eyes to decide how hard or soft to throw the ball.
The Sense of Smell
Language: Start talking about the sense of smell by asking children to close their eyes and spraying a little parfume into the air.When the children open their eyes ask them what they smell.
What do we use to smell with? Talk about the nose and the job it performs. ''How our noses helps us smell things.What it smells like?''
You may also wish to introduce the noses of animals and how they use their noses to find food.
Science: Make smelly jars and set them on your science table. Collect three or four baby food jars. Poke holes in the lid to let the fragrance out. In each jar put in a few pieces of cotton. In each jar add a different scent. For example, vanilla extract, lemon, peppermint drops, chocolate, water (remember water holds no scent), orange juice, etc.
Outside: Take a walk outside and smell wild flowers!
The Sense of Taste
Language: What part of the body do we use to taste things? Discuss the mouth and the tounge.
Children explore the...