Sensory-based activities are the ultimate way to bring playful learning explorations to preschoolers. Using all 5 senses in learning activities promotes problem-solving skills and investigation. In this fun activity, preschoolers will sort items based on the corresponding sense the items belong to. Preschoolers can then be challenged to go on a 5 senses scavenger hunt. Find everything you need to … [Read more...] about Exploring all 5 Senses in Preschool: Sorting Activities and Books
The 5 Senses Theme for Preschool
This week the Early Childhood Educational Team has compiled awesome activities for learning names in Preschool and Kindergarten! With just a few simple supplies, parents, childcare providers, or teachers in the classroom can offer name explorations through playful learning! LEARNING NAMES IN PRESCHOOL with ALL 5 SENSES Some of the first letters preschoolers begin to know are the letters in … [Read more...] about Learning Names in Preschool with ALL 5 Senses!
DIY TEXTURE CARDS Most preschoolers love to explore different textures. It is easy to make your own texture cards from everyday items found in the classroom, at home, or in nature. Have the children brainstorm words that describe different textures. Some examples: Crinkly, Soft, Prickly, Smooth, Bumpy, Hard, Shiny, Gooey, Slimy, Wet, Dry, Rough, etc. Pass out a small lunch bag to each of … [Read more...] about DIY Texture Cards and Leaf Prints for Preschool!
Spring is a magical time for kids! After the winter, everything begins anew! Take your kids outside and watch for signs of Spring's arrival. Observations over the course of only a week can provide the children with great fun and many learning experiences about Spring and the 5 senses! Spring Nature Walks - Nature Walk Record Sheet Materials needed: 1 nature walk record sheet.pdf per child, 1 … [Read more...] about Spring and the 5 Senses: Activities for Preschool!