- It's a Big Big World - "The Five Senses"
Smooch and Winslow have just learned about the five senses from Snook when they run into Bob, who heard a scary noise the night before. Smooch uses all of her senses to help Bob discover the source of the noise, which turns out to be coming from a sleeping (and snoring!) Oko.
- Curious George - "Doctor Monkey"
When George accompanies The Man with the Yellow Hat to Dr. Baker's office for his annual check-up, he discovers that a stethoscope is a pretty handy thing to have around when you're trying to solve a puzzle involving a mysterious sound.
Do in Class
- Arthur: Arthur's Communication Adventure - Use this teacher guide to examine alternate ways of sending and receiving messages using different senses.
- Arthur: Use Your Senses - Use senses to play a guessing game.
- It's a Big Big World: What Could It Be? - Learn how to use different senses to gather information.
- Jay Jay the Jet Plane: Let's Think About ... Our Five Senses - Discover and test the five senses through these fun activities.
- ZOOM: Listening Table - Learn about the sense of hearing by listening to sounds vibrating through different objects.
- ZOOM: Tongue Map - Explore the sense of taste by learning how areas of the tongue effect the ability to taste.
- Clifford: Hide-and-Seek Toybox - Find Clifford's hiding spot by using the sense of hearing to identify sounds in this online game.
- Me and My Senses
By Joan Sweeney and Annette Cable
Published March 2003 by Crown Books
In this overview of the senses, the narrator demonstrates how she uses her senses to experience her pizza lunch. In addition, she explains in simple terms how the sense organs function. A final pictorial chart lists some of the things the senses can see, hear, feel, smell, and taste.
- Five for a Little One
By Chris Raschka
Published June 2006 by Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
The five senses are introduced as a young rabbit explores the world of smells, sounds, sights, tastes, and textures.
*As most PBS children's programs offer one year extended taping rights for teachers, please feel free to tape them now and save them for use in your classroom during the school year.