Discuss what we know about all five senses. Accept a challenge to make a sensory board and bottles for a local community group. Gather together safe but stimulating things to engage the different senses. Classify these together into the five sensory groups.
i) identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which parts of the body is associated with which sense.
- Ask simple questions and recognise that they can be answered in different ways.
- Observe closely, using simple equipment.
- Perform simple tests.
- Identify and classify.
- Use their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
- Gather and record data to help answer questions.
Other Curriculum Areas
Design and Technology
Design: Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria.
Make: Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics.
Evaluate: Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria.
Extended Writing Opportunities
Labels, lists and signs: Make a sign to go with the final sensory board.
Letters: Write a letter to the community explaining the rationale behind the sensory board.
Stories with repeating patterns: Use the items on the sensory board as prompts to orally retell a familiar story before writing it down.