Monday, November 18, 2013

Five Senses Activities for Kindergarten {featuring Mr. Potato Head!}

It is always so fun to teach the 5 Senses!
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 Usually students are armed with good schema, showing a basic understanding of the senses and what parts of our bodies help us.

Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
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There are lots of good books that relate to the senses.
Here are a few that we've covered so far:
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten!
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten!
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten!
Free exploration time looks like this:
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
using magnifying glasses to check I Spy books
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
smelling jars
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
feely bags
(use only the sense of touch to identify the objects inside the bags)
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
sound jars to shake and match the sounds
see more about these {here}

We have been working on a 5 Senses booklet to synthesize our learning.
Here are a few sample pages:
Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
nostrils...or as one sweetie calls them 'snotstrils'
Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
check out those taste buds!!!
Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
{here}
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!
You can find the whole booklet and craftivity {here}
Five Senses activities for Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craft!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

What items did you placed in the containers for the students to smell?

Anita said...

I didn't make the smelling activity- they were purchased. As you can see in the picture, the sets came in boxes as a game.

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