The 5 Senses Science Activities and Experiments

The 5 Senses science activities and experiments help show your child the fun side of learning science. From easy The 5 Senses activities to more advanced, we've got you covered.

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Help your child explore chromatography, which is the process of separating colors or pigments, and create a neat art project in the process!
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In this fun activity, frozen cubes of paint provide your preschooler with a cool new way to paint a masterpiece.
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This recipe makes bubbles that not only blow up nice and big, but do tricks and experiments! How do you do it? It's not a secret, it's science!
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Create your very own scented hand sanitizer that will help your child to keep those nasty germs at bay!
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In almost every preschool classroom is a sensory table. Learn how to make one at home!
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Help your kindergarten scientist predict and observe as she explores the science of smell...and have a great time doing it, too.
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Blend art and science in this hands-on activity that shows your kindergartener how primary colors combine to make secondary colors.
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Here is a kindergarten activity that blends art and science by using magnets, paint, and objects found around the house to create a picture.
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Show your preschooler how to make a print of a butterfly using her hand as a tool--a great way to stimulate her sense of touch.
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Let your kid experiment with textures among fabric and other materials that are smooth, rough, soft, or slippery--and then he'll make a texture book!
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Use popcorn in this tasty experiment to explore the five senses at home with your kindergartener!
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Make an edible play dough with your child to help her develop her sensory and motor skills.
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Invite your kindergarten scientist to conduct this color mixing experiment to discover which primary hues make a rainbow of secondary colors.
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In this fun guessing game, your child uses his sense of smell and taste to figure out what is in the container. Here's how to play:
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In this kindergarten activity your child will create a map of your house and use a magnet to move pictures of your family through the house!
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Hold a magnet marathon! Explore the power of magnets with your kindergartener in this entertaining and simple science game.
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In this activity, you'll send your kindergartener on a scavenger hunt to find sounds and create a sound recording. Here's how!
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Make scented sensory cloud dough. Add it to a sensory table, activity station, or put it in a baggie for extra at-the-park entertainment!
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This two-ingredient dough, sometimes called "moon sand," is a quick and cheap way to let kids explore their senses, build fine motor skills, and play.
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This activity allows your kindergartener to translate what he observes around him into a beautiful poem. Develop his writing skills and his creativity.

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