5 Senses Sorting Mats

5 Senses Sorting Mats

The 5 senses are one of my favorite subjects to teach because it sparks so many fun discussions. As children learn about sight, sound, taste, smell and touch, they become much more aware of the world around.  These playful 5 senses sorting mats are great to use for...

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5 Senses Activity Pack

5 Senses Activity Pack

Teaching the five senses (sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch) helps kids learn how they make observations in the world. That's why it's the perfect science topic for children in preschool, kindergarten or first grade! These 12 motivating, hands-on activities make...

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5 Senses Activity Pack

5 Senses Activity Pack

Teaching the five senses (sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch) helps kids learn how they make observations in the world. That’s why it’s the perfect science topic for children in preschool, kindergarten or first grade!

These 12 motivating, hands-on activities make learning the 5 senses irresistibly fun and easy to prep. They’re great to use as whole class activities or science centers.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> 5 Senses Rhymes (one for each sense)

–> Interactive Flap Book

–> 5 Handwriting Activity Sheets (one for each sense)

–> Popcorn Senses Activity

–> 5 Senses Detective Mystery

–> 2 Game Boards

–> I Smell Something… Challenge

–> Mystery Scents

–> Color Hunt

–> Secret Sense of Touch Balloons

–> Mystery Jelly Beans Activity

–> Sound Mysteries Activity

 

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ABC Sort: Curvy or Straight?

ABC Sort: Curvy or Straight?

Playing an ABC game is one of the best ways to introduce the alphabet to your little ones. Our brains learn best when we use several senses at once, so this ABC sort helps pre-readers use a variety of senses to help their brains remember the differences between...

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Learn Letter Sounds with ACTION!!

Learn Letter Sounds with ACTION!!

Guest post by Kindergarten and Preschool for Parents and Teachers. Young children learn with hands-on exploration using their five senses and movement. Of course you want them to learn to read, but do their eyes glaze over when you try to interest them in flashcards? ...

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St. Patrick’s Verb Tense Cards

St. Patrick’s Verb Tense Cards

Planning a St. Patrick's Day writing center? These free verb tense resource cards help students create greater variety in their writing and the pictures make excellent prompts for choosing what to write about! The cards are aimed at first graders but would also be...

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February’s Playful Learning Checklist

February’s Playful Learning Checklist

Love is in the air which means it's time to share our February Playful Learning Checklist! If you're a parent, the lists are an easy way to incorporate learning into your child's day. If you're a teacher, the freebies are an awesome take home for students' families....

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10 Peeps Science Experiments

10 Peeps Science Experiments

Peeps aren't just for eating any more! The classic spring treats are great to use in science experiments too. Kids will go crazy for these 10 Peeps science experiments... no sugar rush needed! For more science fun, check out our 30 Science Experiments (including a...

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Spring Poetry Pages

Spring Poetry Pages

These simple, structured poetry pages make it easy to squeeze in poetry practice this spring. They're perfect for a mini poetry unit, writing center or whole class activity! Also, don't forget to spice up students' writing with our Writing Center Starter Kit! Getting...

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First Grade Centers

First Grade Centers

If you’re looking for first grade centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite first grade...

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Kindergarten Centers

Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite kindergarten...

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Pre-Kindergarten Centers

Pre-Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for pre-kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite...

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Epic Science Bundle

Epic Science Bundle

Inspire kids to LOVE science with this mega bundle of science units! It’s jam packed with easy prep, engaging experiments teaching kids about weather, outer space, force and motion, the 5 senses, plant life cycle, and so much more.

The science bundle is perfect to use for whole class lessons, small group work or science stations in Pre-K, Kindergarten, First or Second Grade.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Outer Space

–> Weather

–> Force and Motion

–> 5 Senses

–> Plants

–> Light, Sound and Heat

–> Animals

–> Landforms

–> Human Body Systems

–> States of Matter

–> Bat Animal Study

–> Super Cool Science Kit

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Our Instagram Reel

Our Instagram Reel

Welcome Instagram friends! This is the place to find all of our latest posts in one spot. Simply scroll down and click on the activity you're searching for - our newest posts are on top. Spring STEM Challenges in our shop // on Teachers Pay Teachers 3D Shape Puzzles...

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Glowing Magic Potion Station

Glowing Magic Potion Station

What do you get when you combine a few simple chemical reactions with glitter, neon paint and a black light? A Glowing Magic Potion Station that kids will ask for over and over again! Watching the reactions under the glow of a black light takes a simple kids' science...

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