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Exploring the Five Senses

 

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Exploring the Five Senses

Grades K – 2
Type Learning New Skills
Exploring the Five Senses
 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   2 – 4  |  Activity & Project

Confection Connection: Using Sensory Details in Writing

Get children excited about writing and descriptive language by creating yummy descriptions of their favorite candy.

 

Grades   K – 3  |  Activity & Project

Wild and Crazy Words

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.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 5  |  Game & Tool

Theme Poems

The Theme Poems, formerly Shape Poems, tool helps children write poems in many different shapes from balloons to balls.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Engaging the Five Senses to Learn About Our World

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.

 

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