Five Senses Activities for Kindergarten {featuring Mr. Potato Head!}

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
It is always so fun to teach the 5 Senses!
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
 Usually students are armed with good schema, showing a basic understanding of the senses and what parts of our bodies help us.

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
These posters were great for students to refer to:
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

There are lots of good books that relate to the senses.
Here are a few that we've covered so far:
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten!
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten!
A post with tons of 5 Senses activities for Kindergarten!
Of course, they LOVED the craftivity...and it made a cute bulletin board!
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
Free exploration time looks like this:
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
using magnifying glasses to check I Spy books
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
smelling jars
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
feely bags
(use only the sense of touch to identify the objects inside the bags)
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
sound jars to shake and match the sounds
see more about these {here}

We have been working on a 5 Senses booklet to synthesize our learning.
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
Here are a few sample pages:
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
nostrils...or as one sweetie calls them 'snotstrils'
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
check out those taste buds!!!
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
{here}
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science
Five Senses learning ideas and fun activities with resources for teaching the 5 senses in Kindergarten- love the Potato Head craftivity! #fivesenses #5senses #kindergarten #kindergartenscience #science

2 comments

  1. What items did you placed in the containers for the students to smell?

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  2. I didn't make the smelling activity- they were purchased. As you can see in the picture, the sets came in boxes as a game.

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