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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Gummy bear science

We enjoyed the wonderful process of gummy bear science in our preschool classroom. Come and check out this amazing process and the book too!

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The Five Senses of Christmas in preschool: Smell

Exploring our sense of smell as we continue with “The Five Senses of Christmas” in our preschool classroom!

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We made paper plate pumpkin pies in preschool

These paper plate pumpkin pies are simple for preschoolers to make and will make your classroom smell yummy!

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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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We explored our five senses in preschool: smell

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 smell” discovery center… Smelly Cups The children used their sense of smell to guess what each item was in the smelly cups. Inside each cup was a variety of seasonings such as cinnamon, onion […]

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Painting with kool-aid in preschool

This painting activity was a big success as the children enjoyed the colors, smells, and texture… . The paint mixture included a little bit of corn syrup, some white paint, and a variety of flavored Kool-Aid which added smell and color. The children were given a large sheet of white easel paper to paint on […]

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We didn’t like painting with popsicles in preschool

I almost did not write about this activity because, quite frankly, it wasn’t all that great! But – I decided that it was important to share experiences that don’t work out quite as expected. Each child was given a piece of paper and a Popsicle. I thought they would love seeing how they could draw on the […]

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