All About Our Five Senses!
Students create this book as you study each of the five senses. The back cover is a 12" by 18" piece of construction paper on which the children first collage only their head and hair. As you study each sense and complete the inside page for it, the children add that feature to their heads! The children have the opportunity to identify their five senses and to name the body parts for each sense.
Updated May 3, 2015:
There are now two sets of pages in the collage book. One set reinforces two high frequency words, I
. The second set has more writing and the students will write I
, and see
or the name of the sense for that page.
Included is our My Five Senses - A Kindergarten Writing Journal
. There are two different sets of pages, one for beginner writers and one for more experienced writers!
Your students can create their own copy of this book!
Included are all the reproducible blackline masters, full directions, and a color photo page showing the completed pages of the book.
The children create a page a day, using the collage technique. The students follow directions to create the illustration out of construction paper. Included are the complete cutting directions for making circles and ovals from squares and rectangles by trimming off the corners. All you do is cut squares and rectangles on your paper cutter for the pages. The rest is up to the children! Very little teacher time for prepping and no patterns or tracers to create!
When we are finished with the book, we use it at our reading station in place of the published books from our reading program before sending the books home. The teacher's copy can be laminated and placed in the class library for the children to read over and over during the year. The children love using their own books and take great pride in them!
Just what is a KinderLit book?
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My Five Senses by KinderLit is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License
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