Teaching children about their five senses?
This is a great daycare activity because the senses book helps to reinforce what has already been learned. There are pages for each one of the senses; sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. As you are teaching about each of the senses, have them also create a page for their own take-home book. This project was interesting, in that, each completed booklet was unique. The children may have made different pictures but it was clear they understood the concept.
Print out both pages of the book for each child. Cut on the lines to form six pages. Staple the pages together on the left side to create a booklet.
This book can be used in a couple of ways. Either have the children draw pictures with markers and crayons, OR have them find pictures in old magazines to paste in the appropriate area.
*Because children learn best through repetition, teach one of the senses each day for a week, and let the children fill in the correct page at the end of the day.
This booklet will build upon what has already been learned. It will also offer your daycare children a way to share their experience with their parents.
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