Sensory Detectives

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Test your learners' sensory awareness with three hands-on activities that ask pupils to use their other senses to identify and describe everyday objects hidden from sight.


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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a five-senses journal where pupils can write what they see, feel, hear, taste, and smell when exploring objects
  • Go on a walking field trip around school, stop in a spot to allow scholars to take in their surroundings using their five senses
  • Invite class members to bring in objects from home as additional sensory guessing opportunities for their peers
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