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ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.
Exploring the Five Senses
Activities & Projects
Grades 2 – 4 | Activity & Project
Get children excited about writing and descriptive language by creating yummy descriptions of their favorite candy.
Grades K – 3 | Activity & Project
Make learning how to spell words a little “wild and crazy” by ditching the pen and paper and using unique materials that will make your kids really smile while they’re having fun.
Games & Tools
Grades K – 5 | Game & Tool
The Theme Poems, formerly Shape Poems, tool helps children write poems in many different shapes from balloons to balls.
Tips & How-To's
Grades K – 2 | Tip & How-To
The outside world shapes children’s development through experiences that they have, which include using their five senses—hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch. Drawing a child’s attention to the five senses and discussing them increases understanding of and communication about the world around us.