35 5 Senses Books for Little Learners
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Learning about the 5 senses is always a hit in my preschool classroom. So I rounded up my favorite 5 senses books for preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten students. There are some for each sense and a few that talk about all the senses in one book.
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5 Senses Books
Grab this book for information about all of the 5 senses. It shares information for each sense and is written for little learners.
Explore the islands with two friends and learn how to decide which of the 5 senses to use in new experiences. I love this book for the amazing photos of the Caribbeans and for exposing children to new environments.
5 Senses Books for Touch
The perfect little book for young children just learning about their senses. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers will enjoy feeling and learning in this simple text.
This board book features areas for students to touch and feel different textures while they build vocabulary about puppies and kittens.
Introduce different kinds of farm animals with this fun touch-and-feel book. There are 8-10 pages that each have a spot to feel and learn.
This silly book will be sure to get your class giggling! Plus, it gives them a fun textured area to feel on each page. Since it is a board book, it is sturdy for all those exploring hands and fingers in your classroom.
The Noisy Farm book is so much fun because it features a touch-and-feel area of the animals, information about the animals, and a button to push for the animal’s sound.
Learn about cuddly animals and what they may feel similar to in this touch-and-feel board book. This book has very basic vocabulary and pictures for even the littlest learners.
This science book is a favorite in my classroom! It features a few simple sentences on each page with easy-to-understand language for little scientists.
Another great text in the Never Touch a… series! This one is silly, rhyming, and has some fun textures to feel.
Teach your students about farm vehicles with this cute early vocabulary book with touch and feel areas.
Pick this book if you are looking for easy text and amazing photos to teach your students about the sense of touch.
5 Senses Books for Smell
This is a great nonfiction book to have in your classroom! It teaches all about the sense of smell in a simple format and great photos.
Teach your students about using their nose to smell things around them. I like the vocabulary that is used in this title.
Another great option for the sense of smell is this book called Smelling. It has simple sentences for little learners and pretty photos to engage them.
5 Senses Books for Hearing
Teach your young children about their sense of hearing and what role their ears play in listening. I like the photos and simple sentences for beginning learners.
Engage reluctant readers with this noisy book about trucks and big machinery. My students loved this book and looked at it over and over again.
Learn about dinosaurs and hear their sounds with this fun book. Your students will be engaged and just adore this nonfiction book.
Introduce little learners to different animal noises and what these animals may look similar to. I like this book because it has 10 sounds, which is more than most of the other sound books.
Grab this book for SO many sounds! Plus, I just love the artwork of Eric Carle! It also breaks the animals down into their habitats.
Head outside and take a walk while listening. My students love to do this inside or outside, depending on the weather. We bring clipboards, paper, and pencils so we can write or draw the things that we hear.
This early reader is a great addition to your science table for the sense of hearing. It has tons of vocabulary and cute illustrations for students to look at.
This cute fiction story about really listening is such a nice addition to your book list for a sense of hearing. Grandfather gives the child a shell, and she has to listen very carefully to hear the sea.
Readers can learn about their ears, how to keep them safe, and all about the sense of hearing.
5 Senses Books For Sight
Show your little learners all their eyes can do with this fun nonfiction book. The vocabulary is perfect for young students.
Give students a chance to use their eyes and their literacy skills with this fun I Spy book, all about letters.
This I Spy book is a board book, so it is sturdy and perfect for young children. It features riddles and rhymes for the clues and bright pictures to captivate early readers.
Engage your readers with a Christmas I Spy book or bring this out in the winter to remind students about their knowledge of the 5 senses.
This book has riddles that are a little harder and photos that are a little more cluttered for your older students.
Bring this animal I spy book out for many different themes or just during your 5 senses unit. Copy a page and do it as table time or morning work activity.
Practice math skills and using the sense of sight with the I Spy Numbers book. Your little learners will enjoy searching for numbers and seeing all the other fun items that are in the pictures.
Learn about light in this nonfiction text that is great for little scientists. Students can learn new vocabulary, see scientific experiments, and learn so much new information.
This simple text is designed for young readers with simple sentences, vocabulary, and bright pictures that are engaging.
5 Senses Books for Taste
Students can learn about the sense of taste and their mouth while reading this book. Students will have so much fun learning through this book.
Learn about the mouth and tongue, the sense of taste, and how we use this sense in our lives. The text is simple, and the photos are bright for little learners.
I hope you have found some 5 senses books for your classroom! These are handpicked for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten students. Now, grab your lesson plans and pick the ones you love, and then check out this post for all the 5 senses centers and activities!
Find the 5 senses printables here!
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