Some of the best ways to help teach children about the 5 senses is to find some fun, colorful, and interesting books. Luckily, there are a lot of books out there that we can use to help teach children about how their 5 senses play such an important role.
The basic five senses include touch, sight, smell, taste, and hearing. They play an important part in everything that we do so it is natural to teach the kids exactly why we experience what we do.
Here are some of the best books about the 5 senses that will help kids understand just how they work and how they help us in every way. Not only will they explain the five senses we have, but they will also help explain how our body turns those senses into why or how we feel or see things.
Make certain to check out our 5 Senses Activities for Kids as well! Great activities that would go perfectly with this printable.
This picture book is an excellent way to teach young readers about the 5 senses and what they do. It is great for early learners.
A great book that explains how our bodies do all kinds of amazing things with our 5 senses and the organs that perform these functions.
A story that tells what each of your 5 senses do and what they do it with. Kids will learn that their ears help them hear, their tongue helps us taste, and so on.
Go on and adventure with The Magic School Bus as they travel through the eye, ear, nose, and tongue to see how everything works.
Follow along as Curious George, the beloved monkey, discovers the 5 senses and what they do.
My Five Senses (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)I Hear a Pickle: and Smell, See, Touch, & Taste It, Too!You Can’t Smell a Flower with Your Ear!: All About Your Five Senses (Penguin Young Readers, Level 4)Look, Listen, Taste, Touch, and Smell: Learning About Your Five Senses (The Amazing Body)The Magic School Bus Explores the SensesCurious George Discovers the Senses (science storybook)
A great starter book for children, with this book they will learn about the five senses and how our brain uses those five senses.
Full of humor and fun, kids will learn about the 5 senses as they follow along with the story.
Children will love this book as they touch and explore bugs and little creatures. This is a great book for learning about the sense of touch.
This is a fun book that celebrates the senses using illustrations to show things that can be felt and experienced by using the 5 senses.
With this guided reading book, kids will learn about how our five senses that warn us of danger and help keep us safe.
Another guided book for leveled readers, with this book young readers are introduced to the five senses.
Follow along as Kevin uses his eyes, ears, nose, tongue, and fingers to experience and explore the world around him.
Dinosaurs: Touch and ExploreThe Five SensesTeacher Created Materials – TIME For Kids Informational Text: The Five Senses – Grade 3 – Guided Reading Level PMy Senses Help Me (Bobbie Kalman’s Leveled Readers: My World: D (Paperback))Kevin’s Big Book of the Five Senses (Kevin & Katie)The Listening Walk
Dive into the human body with these books about the five senses so your kids get to see how our body experiences the world through sight, hearing, sound, touch and taste.
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More Human Body Activities
Make learning an awesome experience as kids try out some great STEM activities about the 5 senses!
If you are planning for your 5 senses science lesson, you have to see this list of 5 senses activities for kindergarten. Try these with your kids and you will have an awesome lesson.
Your little one will have a great time learning about their 5 senses with these 5 senses activities for preschool.