Start by marking “My Five Senses Big Book (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1)” as Want to Read: Sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch—our five senses teach us about our world. Summary: The simple informational book “My Five Senses” by Aliki is about the five senses. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this bestselling picture book invites young readers to use each of their five senses to explore the world around them. Sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch—our five senses teach us about our This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book.

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    My Five Senses Book

    Sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch—our five senses teach us about our world. Beloved author-illustrator Aliki's simple, engaging text and colorful artwork. Free printable book of the Five Senses helps kids think about how they use each of their senses. You can use this book as a review after teaching the senses. If you're teaching about the five senses, you need this giant book list of recommended reads!.

    Email My kids and I recently finished a unit on the five senses. As part of that unit, I had the opportunity to review a number of books about the five senses for kids. Books about all five senses My Five Senses by Aliki This book provides a great introduction to the five senses for preschoolers or kindergartners. The book first lists the five senses and which sense organ is used for each. The book then shares an example of how we experience different things with different senses. It is much more detailed than the Aliki book, making it ideal for elementary students rather than preschoolers. The book introduces the five main senses, and then goes on to provide more detail about each. On each page are additional activities kids can do to learn about their senses. For example, we learn that animals that hunt have eyes in the front of their heads in order to be able to spot prey, while animals that are more likely to be eaten have eyes on the sides of their heads in order to spot predators.

    I could also use it to introduce a writing prompt in an ELA class and have students pick which sense they think is the best and discuss why.

    Nov 20, Savanah rated it liked it. Reading Level: K-2nd grade Genre: Nonfiction, Informational Main Characters: A boy Setting: NA Point of View: The author shows that picture of a boy and the body part that is associated with a particular sense. The book tells the reader how we use that sense and why it is useful to our daily lives.

    Books about the five senses

    I have actually used this book in a 1st grade classroom in Reading Level: I have actually used this book in a 1st grade classroom in which we were teaching students about their five senses. After the read aloud we had a class discussion about our five senses. We also discussed things that might happen if a person losses one of their senses.

    My mentor teacher actually lost part of his hearing when he was a child and spoke to the kids about how and why he sounds a little different when he talks because of this. We talked about why this may happen. We talked about what the disabilities are called if you lose one of your senses such as being deaf or blind. My Five Senses is a great book to introduce the senses and what they do to young children.

    The illustrations are clear and go along with the facts, the content of the books vocabulary is understandable for young children to understand. The book gives wonderful examples on how each of the senses are used in everyday activities that children could relate to such as "When I bounce a ball, I use three senses. I see, hear and touch" and "When I look at the moon and stars, I use one sense. I am seeing My Five Senses is a great book to introduce the senses and what they do to young children.

    I am seeing. I would make an activity with a chart labeled: I see, I hear, I taste, I smell, I touch and have cut out squares with different pictures and the children would place the appropriate picture under which sense they would be using. You see with your eyes 2. You hear with your ears.

    You smell with your nose. Mar 12, Lindsey Wingfield rated it it was amazing Shelves: I gave this 5 stars because it shows through each artistic element what they are talking about throughout the text in the pages. It is detailed enough to wear students reading this book would be able to recognize the sounds, the taste, or the touch to get the real world feeling of how they use their senses.

    It has an educational value to it and I would use this in a Pre-K - Kindergarten classroom. About a boy that goes through his five senses and tells what each sense he is usin Review: Showing that you can use more than one sense at a time such as playing with a dog or bouncing a ball. Book Title: My 5 Senses by Aliki Description: A young girl describes each sense and the body part that corresponds.

    Using the 5 senses as a resource for adding details to strengthen writing. Introduce, read, and review book b. Review 5 senses c.

    Discuss how writers can use their 5 senses to help add details in their stori Book Title: Discuss how writers can use their 5 senses to help add details in their stories d. Expected Outcome: Students will be able to add details to strengthen their writing by using the 5 senses. Nov 26, Ashley M.

    This book teaches children the five senses in a understandable way for children to comprehend. The Vocabulary is appropriate for young children and will have children thinking about the different senses they use.

    This book is basic however a teachable tool for young children in a preschool setting learning the functions and purpose of these senses. Durning center time have centers set up for practicing the using your different senses. Have a center with different materials to touch and feel. Enco This book teaches children the five senses in a understandable way for children to comprehend.

    Encourage children to use their vocabulary to describe what they experience at each station. Have different items for children to smell, hear, taste and see. Each one can lead to many discussions among the children as the explore the different materials that you provide for them. I think this a great book. I think that this would be a big help if I teach about senses. This book is very engaging because it explains the senses, its function through a body part, and different actions.

    This book is very detailed in having children see why your senses are used in different ways. I think that even when it is a little long if the teacher reads it with enthusiasm the class would make a great discussion out of it.

    I thought that this was a really cute book to read to teach the five different sense. What I really liked about this book is that it not only talks about the five different sense but it talks about situations where you may use more than just one sense at a time.

    I also really enjoyed the illustrations.

    I think this is a great book to teach children about their senses. We learn about eyes and ears, the nose, the tongue, and fingers. All of these help us with our senses. Children will learn that senses make you aware, you are always using your senses.

    My four year old is learning about his senses. This book did a good job of introducing him to them. Apr 16, Amanda Oquendo rated it liked it Shelves: None 2. Grade Level s: Preschool - 1st Grade 3.

    My Five Senses Big Book by Aliki

    Using the simple text and colorful pictures the story educates students about the five senses and how they are used. With the use of examples, the story shows how children can use their five sense to explore the world around them. In general, I think that this is an excellent inform 1.

    In general, I think that this is an excellent informational book for young readers because they will be able to learn about their five senses and how to use it. Although the book is simple it does a great job at exemplifying different way the five senses can be used to explore the world around us.

    This is a fun story that supports the learning of young readers by educating them how to use their senses to continue learning about the world.

    In-Class Uses: For example, in the taste center there is food to taste and in the touch center there would be different textured materials and slime. Such as include more music, put slime in the science center, and have a sensory table. Apr 15, Brissa rated it it was amazing. My Five Senses is an informational book for young readers to learn their senses.

    The author describes the sense of smelling, seeing, touching, hearing, and tasting. The author provides different examples to make children relate more to the story he uses everyday usage of our five senses like hearing birds chirp or smelling freshly baked cookies. He also uses examples like touching a dog tasting ice cream and seeing fireman. Although it is a short book is contains useful information for children My Five Senses is an informational book for young readers to learn their senses.

    Although it is a short book is contains useful information for children to discover. The illustrator made the pictures so that everything else in the background is plain and only the boy is standing out. The boy is in color while everything around him is plain I believe that illustrator used that technique like sort of creating a border around him.

    The illustrator also draws examples of different usage of the five senses. The sentences are written throughout the pages not just ll at the bottom or the top but also he center on the left or the right. More specifically written next to the examples of our five senses and I believe that is so that we know which sentences belongs to which picture. My Five Senses is appropriate for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade.

    This book is about the five senses: This book teaches children what body parts they use when they use their senses. It also gives examples for each sense. I like this book because it is easy to understand. It is a good introduction to using your five senses and why it is important to use them. Thr 1. Through text and pictures the students will definitely be able to identify their five senses.

    I would use this book before teaching about science experiments. This would be our introduction to observation. I would read the book and have the students point to their eyes when talking about sight, and their ears when talking about hearing and so forth. I would remind the students of this book when performing experiments. The pizza is here. The Gingerbread Man , by Jim Aylesworth. Any version of this fairy tale will do when teaching about the sense of taste, but we enjoy this one because of the vintage illustrations and rhyming dialogue.

    In this book Mrs. Peters has seven children — each of whom will eat or drink only one particular food. Poor Mrs. Peters is worn to the bone cooking homemade oatmeal, baking homemade bread, squeezing lemons for lemonade and peeling apples for applesauce.

    We love reading what the hungry caterpillar eats and eats and eats until he builds a chrysalis and turns into a butterfly. Stone Soup , by Marcia Brown. You probably know the old folktale about the hungry soldiers who visit a town and ask for food. All the villagers claim they have nothing to share. But when the soldiers begin to make soup from a stone and remark how wonderful it would taste if only it had a few potatoes and carrots, onions, etc.

    At the end they marvel at the tasty soup made from a stone! This is another in the Five Senses series by Maria Rius. It has simple text and sweet illustrations. When I tried to read it again a different day, he protested. Tasting , by Rebecca Rissman.

    Like the other books in this excellent series, Tasting begins with a general discussion of the five senses and then tells more about this specific sense. One to own! Yoko , by Rosemary Wells.

    But when Timothy discovers that he loves sushi, Yoko makes a new friend. Smelling Things , by Allan Fowler. This picture book is a favorite book of all my kids, even the older ones. Gladys the Gorilla loves bananas and eats them for every meal. But one day she smells something better, so she leaves the zoo and follows the scent.

    She finds a pizzeria, a fancy French cafe, and an ice cream stand. But her nose finally leads her back to the zoo, where she finds banana bread on a zoo cart. The Story of Ferdinand , by Munro Leaf. Ferdinand is different than the other bulls. Instead of running, leaping, and fighting, he likes to sit quietly under the cork tree and smell the flowers. One day, however, he sits on a bee. He jumps and snorts and hurls himself around — impressing the rodeo men who take him to be in a bullfight.

    But when Ferdinand enters the arena, he just sits and smells the flowers. Nosy Rosie , by Holly Keller. No one will go near Big Smelly Bear except flies — because he refuses to take a bath.

    The clean bear even makes a new friend in Big Fluffy Bear. In this book children learn that their nose can smell different scents, and some scents are dangerous. While it is probably best for toddlers and young preschoolers, it can begin simple conversations with older preschoolers as well: At our house this book is enjoyed so much by our toddlers that our children are bored with it by preschool. This is a unique book about an animal that could be either a duck or a rabbit, depending on how you look at it just check out the cover!

    The book is clever, short, and engaging — a fun read for both parents and kids of all ages. They confirm their guess by flipping the page. Seeing, by Rebecca Rismann.

    To one, it feels like wall, to another a snake, to another a sword, etc. The content, however, is still likely to be very interesting to older kids. In fact, I myself learned several new facts while reading this book to my children! The books in this series are written in clear, precise language accompanied by colorful and cheerful illustrations that will appeal to young readers. Each book provides a number of examples of how the sense is used.

    The back of each book includes a scientific section with additional details about each sense for parents and teachers. For example, mouths are for smiling, tasting, pizza, lemons, kisses, and more.

    Five Senses Printable Book

    And hands are for feeling, playing, washing, waving, high fives, and more. These are good books for preschool through grade 2. Sense books from Scholastic These books by Elaine Landau and Ellen Weiss feature real photographs and lots of information about each of the five senses.

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