Preschool Five Senses Arts and Crafts



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Real Flowers
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Cotton Balls
  • Glue
  • Smelly Objects
What You Do:
  • Let your children make a flower with a twist. First give them paper and let them draw or cut out their pedals. Put the pedals around a few cotton balls. You can then add any fragrance that you want to the cotton ball and it will stay for a good while
Feely Painting
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Shaving Cream
  • Paint
  • Sand
What You Do:
  • Let your children paint with hands using a mixture of shaving cream, paint, and sand. The Children will love the fill.

    You can also let your children paint with just plain shaving cream or chocolate pudding

Scratch and Sniff Watercolor Paintings
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Kool-Aid
What You Do:
  • Mix Kool-Aid with water (about two tablespoons). Then let the children paint with the mixture. After the painting dry you have great scratch and sniff pictures.
    Warning: Kool-Aid can stain clothes, tables, and floors
Five Senses Gingerbread Art
What You Need:
  • Sandpaper
  • Crayons
  • Cinnamon Sticks
What You Do:
  • Cut out gingerbread men sandpaper and give them to your children. Allow them to decorate their Gingerbread man with crayons, and cinnamon sticks. The children will be able to smell and taste the cinnamon, feel the sandpaper, hear the scratching (of cinnamon and sandpaper), and finally see their gingerbread people
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