Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Preschool Week 7: The 5 Senses

Monday with Arielle

Opening Activity: Apples/YUM! and Harvest Time worksheets (mailbox packet)

Circle Time:
  • Date/Time/Weather
  • Singing time: Can we be loud, soft? Can we make our voices high, low? Can we hear with our eyes closed or hands behind our backs? 
Snack: TEXTURES! - juicy grapes, squishy yogurt, and crunchy crackers

Wiggle Time: Watch dance videos - use eyes to follow along, ears to hear music, and use touch to clap hands and move along.

Lesson: Read “Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?” Talk about the 5 senses and how we use them each day.

Craft: Finger Painting (sight, touch) Discuss adjectives - how do we describe the paint we feel and the colors we see?

Wednesday with Naomi

Opening Activity: (FEEL) Sorting textures with Senses - Find the matching texture balloons. Build a texture monster!

Circle Time: (HEAR)
  • Date/Time/Weather
  • Make up Halloween Story about spooky sounds! - identify that sound - learn how sounds are made.
  • Singing with instruments and rhythms 
(Activity and photo found HERE)
Snack: (TASTE & SMELL) Sweet (marshmallows), sour (lime), salty (saltine crackers), bitter (dark chocolate), spicy (beef jerky), and umami/savory (mango with soy sauce) platter! Smell each food and guess what it will taste like. Then taste it and see if you were right!

Wiggle Time: (SEE) Blind fold games!
-Kitty tag (play tag blindfolded on hands and knees to prevent accidents!
-Marco Polo!

Lesson: Review what our 5 senses are, how they work, and what they are for? Talk about how we compensate with other senses if we lose one of our senses.

Craft: Mr. Potato Head Senses Craft

Friday Field Trip

Visit Johansen’s Farm (petting zoo and pumpkin patch) Talk about all the things you see, feel, smell, etc. ($7.50/person) To learn more about Johansen's Farm, click HERE!

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