Learning about the 5 senses is an exciting thematic unit for young learners as they are curious about the world around them and use their senses to explore and learn. The 5 Senses Pocket Chart Sorting Activity is a great way to develop young learners’ word recognition and categorizing skills.
Pocket Chart Sorting Activity
What you need:
- Pocket Chart Sorting Activity printed out, laminated and cut out
How to complete the activity:
Stick the headings on the wall or whiteboard with blu-tac. Hand out the picture cards to the children and ask them one by one to come up and stick their picture under the correct heading.
More 5 Senses Themed Circle Time Activities
Activity 1: Clapping Game
First, clap your hands together, then, clap together your right hands, then your left hands, Say the number “one” as you go, repeat, but give the same number of claps as the number you are on, the goal is to get as high of a number as you can without messing up.
Activity 2: Fruit Salad
Each player is assigned one of the following senses: hearing, touch, smell, taste, sight. The facilitator will stand in the middle of the circle and call out one of the senses. All players who are assigned that sense will stand up, run around the circle, and sit down in their original spot.
Activity 3: Outside Twister
Take the children for a walk outside. Draw different shapes on the ground with chalk. Ask children to touch a shape with their left hand. Then another one with their right foot without taking their hand off.