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Five Senses Teaching Resources

Help students get in touch with the 5 senses with five senses resources for the classroom, created by teachers for teachers like you! Rigorously reviewed by the educators on the Teach Starter team, each digital and printable worksheet and activity in this collection of teaching resources has been fact-checked and spell-checked to ensure it's student-ready! Explore sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing with graphic organizers, classroom posters, instructional slide decks, and more activities designed to engage students in sensory awareness.

What Are the Five Senses?

The 5 senses that students will learn about in these lessons are as follows:
  • Sight
  • Touch
  • Smell
  • Taste
  • Hearing

Why Do Children Learn 5 Senses?

Teaching the 5 senses to kids in your classroom will help them to look beyond their own experiences and begin to make sense of how all the information that we process via our senses affects the way they see the world. Teaching the five senses to students enables them to consider new ways to gain and process information, as well as how to communicate with their bodies!
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