five senses

Let’s listen with a listening tube

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We have been exploring our sense of hearing by listening around the classroom but we started our day by listening with our simple to make listening tubes.

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The sweet smell of Christmas book and activity

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A fun book and simple activity to get you talking about your sense of smell during the Christmas season.

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Exploring the sounds of glass

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As part of our study on glass, we spent time exploring the sounds of glass in preschool!

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Five senses: Fun Friday features

Last week our Discover and Explore team asked our fellow bloggers to share ideas for exploring the five senses.  We had so many wonderful activities linked up that it was difficult to pick just a few.  I hope you enjoy these posts as much as I did! Crayon Box Chronicles shared Spices & Sprinkles Painting, […]

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I can see: drawing the five senses

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Exploring the five senses with this simple googly eyed drawing activity in preschool.

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Five senses discover and explore kit

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Discover and Explore the five senses with this fun DIY Five Senses Discover and Explore Kit!

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The exploration of taste

We explored a wonderful book about five senses and then followed it up by baking up our sense of taste!

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The exploration of smell

Exploring our sense of smell through this engaging water transfer experience.

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An exploration of sound

Exploring our sense of hearing with our sound discovery table!

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Feeling the texture of fall

Today, our we used our hands to discover the way the veins on a leaf feels as we created leaf imprints in foil!

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Our five senses snowmen in preschool

Wrapping up our Five Seasons of Christmas with this fun Five Senses Snowman activity!

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We made a gingerbread man in preschool

Exploring the Five Seasons of Christmas by making our own Gingerbread Men and Gingerbread Houses!

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We explored our five senses in preschool: touch

This past week the children explored their sense of touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. Let me show you what the children found in the “sense of touch” discovery center… The children used their sense of touch to sample different types of textures. This activity lends itself to great opportunities for expanding vocabulary. I stopped by the toddler class on […]

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We explored our five senses in preschool: taste

This past week the children explored their sense of touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. Let me show you what the children found in the “sense of taste” discovery center… The children tasted different kinds of fruit such as apples, pears, oranges, peaches, and we also tried pickles. Some of the children flat refused to taste a pickle. They thought that […]

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We explored our five senses in preschool: sight

This past week the children explored their sense of touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. Let me show you what the children found in the “sense of sight” discovery center… The children used their sense of sight to look through these colorful toilet roll lenses. The children looked at each other, out the window, and throughout their classroom. I invited the […]

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We explored our five senses in preschool: hearing

This past week the children explored their sense of touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. Let me show you what the children found in the “sense of hearing” discovery center… The children played a listening matching game. In a basket were 35mm canisters filled with items such as corn, dice, and salt. There were two of each sound canisters. The children […]

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