Five senses worksheets and activities
Here are some fun five senses worksheets and activities. There are a range of exercises and materials that can be used to teach the senses of the body in interesting ways.
The first worksheet above gets students to check and cross things that are associated with the 5 senses. This is a very easy activity for younger learner but you can expand on it for older students also. You can get students to ask questions such as “Can we see rain?” or “Can you hear ice cream?”. Depending on the level of your students, they can also respond in sentences to answer.
Five senses drawing worksheet
In this second five senses worksheet, students must draw things they can see, smell, taste, hear, and touch. The idea is to draw 1 picture for each sense but there is plenty of room on the page for extra drawings.
More advanced students can also write what their objects look, smell, taste, sound and feel like below the pictures.
Five senses cut and paste activity
This is an easy activity that only requires colored pens/pencils, scissors, and glue or sticky tape. Both of the 2 worksheets are needed to conduct this activity.
First of all, students should color in the 10 things on the second page before cutting them out. Once they have the 10 objects cut out, students must stick them onto the senses page in the correct column.
Some of the objects can go under several senses. The general aim is to put 2 pictures under each sense as follows – See – sun and television, Smell – flower and soap, Taste – Banana and grapes, Hear – bell and drum, Touch – cat and teddy bear.
You can of course let your students paste and arrange the pictures however they like. You could also provide some alternate or extra pictures that you feel are suitable.
The five senses cards
Here we have 4 printable sheets with pictures of the five senses and 27 things to match them with. The idea of this resource is to print the sheets out and cut them up so that they can be used in learning activities and your favourite flashcard games.
You can use the pictures as flashcards and by holding two of them up, see if students can make a correct association. For example, if you hold up “taste” and “drum” the student should be able to say “We can’t taste a drum” or at least “No” for total beginners.
Another way to use the cards is to get students to group the 27 things into 5 groups (1 for each sense). This can work well as a small group activity. There are many combinations so see if they can explain their answers/choices afterwards.
More advanced students can make descriptive sentences about the objects/things such as “Tomatoes feel soft” or “Drums sound loud”.