Five Senses


Teacher Resources

Learning Materials for the 5 Senses

Can You Taste With Your Ears? Learn about cross-modal perception in this PBS video

The Neuroscience of Taste – learn more from NOVA

Great videos to show your class about the 5 Senses from WatchKnowLearn.

Facts about the senses from Science Kids.

From Arizona State University, Sensing the World is a great site for learning and teaching about the five senses.

Resources for the Five Senses

Student and Teacher Activities – from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Hearing Disorders.

Also from PBS Learning Media, find Five Senses lesson plans from Wild Kratts and Curious George.

Activities for the 5 Senses!

Senses activities – try all 5! From Neuroscience For Kids

Great, visually stimulating site for teacher to get lesson plans on all the senses. Ideal for early childhood. Includes story books and listening material ideas.

Paso Partners – Activities, lessons, ideas, experiments, stories – a great resource for your lessons on the senses.

Optical illusions – you'll love to share them with your class.

Super Senses from Nature and The Jelly Bean Test from Scientific American are great classroom activities.