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The Five Senses Kids Activities and Crafts

Five Senses Craft

Scented Flowers
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Children will use and develop fine motor skills.


  • Flower printout
  • Cupcake liner
  • Large pompom or cotton ball
  • Perfume
  • Crayons, markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue


Print flower patterns. Let children color the flower and cut it out. Glue a cupcake liner on paper flower. Glue a pompom to the middle of cupcake liner and add some drops of perfume to the pompom. Hang on your bulletin board.

Variation: Add stems and leaves to make a flower garden.


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Smell Test

Place cotton balls in several paper cups. Drop a different extract such as vanilla, orange, peppermint, and lemon (or other substances safe to smell) into each cup. Let children smell and identify the odors.

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Magnify It!

Provide a pair of binoculars and a telescope and let children explore outside, alternating between using the close-up and distant lenses. Provide magnifying lens for exploring inside. Have children describe what they can see with the binoculars, telescope, and magnifying lens that they can’t see without them.