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Sniff and Tell

Target Words

aroma, fragrance, fresh, perfume, odor, reek, scent, smell, stench, stink, whiff



Gather things you have on hand that have different smells. Blindfold your child and put something under his or her nose to smell. See if your child can guess what it is! Ask questions and make comments such as:


Invite your child to create an original perfume or potpourri using objects from nature (pine needles, grass, rose petals, etc.), spices (cloves, cinnamon, lemon peel, etc.), bits of soap and what ever else appeals.

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