Archives: senses

Taste

November 3, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Taste | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Use various foods or small pieces of raw fruit and/or vegetables such as apple, carrot, celery, onion, etc. Activity: Have your child identify food by its taste. Tell him to close his eyes and squeeze his nose. Then place a small amount of food (or a piece of fruit/vegetable) in • Read More »

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Smell

June 30, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Smell | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Jars containing various strong smelling kitchen substances like cinnamon, coffee, pepper, mint, etc. Activity: Have your child close their eyes. Present an opened jar to your child to smell. Have them guess what it is.   After a guess is made, show them what is in the jar and talk about • Read More »

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Feely Box

January 5, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Feely Box | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Common household objects or small toys Activity: Place a common object in a box and cover with a cloth. Let your child put his hand under the cloth and feel the object. After your child has felt the object, ask him to guess what it is. Suggested Script: What • Read More »

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The Five Senses

April 2, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on The Five Senses | Filed in: Language.

The Five Senses Time: 10 – 15 minutes for each sense Materials: Different items from around the house Activity for Smell: Talk about the different smells around the house and community. Words to learn are barbecue, seasonings/spices, fumes.  You can also play a game with smells. Get a few jars out of the kitchen (peanut butter, • Read More »

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