All About the Five Senses

Learn all about site, sound, smell, taste, and touch with the books and activities in this new Early Literacy Kit.

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Age Range

3+  |  Preschool – Kindergarten



  • Books
    • Hello Ocean by Pam Muñoz Ryan
    • My Five Senses by Aliki
    • My Five Senses by Margaret Miller
    • The Listening Walk by Paul Showers
    • What is Taste? by Jennifer Boothroyd
  • Realia
    • Five Senses Theme Box (Lakeshore Learning)
      • Activity guide
      • 5 Sorting mats & 20 sorting pieces
      • Feely box
      • 10 Textured manipulatives
      • Rainbow viewer
      • Scented markers
      • "Sounds and Noises That We Know" CD
      • Assorted taste packets (while supplies lasts)
      • Magnifier
    • 8 What's the Sound? Mystery Capsules (Lakeshore Learning)
    • 8 Touch & Feel Mystery Capsules (Lakeshore Learning)
    • 3 Listening Lotto Games: Outside Sounds, Sounds at Home, and Sounds on the Farm
      • Each includes: 12 photographic game boards, 120 game tokens, and an audio CD and flash drive featuring various sounds
  • Resource Binder
    • Activity ideas
    • Empty page sleeves to add your program flyers or helpful tips to share with future users


This Early Literacy Kit was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.