THE SEEING SEE LITTLE Can you name your five senses? sight hearing smell touch taste HEARING SIGHT TASTE SMELL touch We use our eyes to look to read a book. to see the sun. to watch TV. We use our hands to give a dog bath. to pet a fluffy cat. We use our hands to feel soft cotton. We use our mouth to taste Mom’s great foods! to taste sweet fruits. to taste a sour lemon. We use our nose to smell the beautiful flowers. natural air that surrounds us. good food. We use our ears to listen to our favorite music on the radio. the teacher at school. our parents. What senses tell you this is hot cocoa? With our eyes we can… see colors. read books watch TV What do you see around you now? Eye care Tools for eyes What other tools help us see? telescopes binoculars Tools help us see things that are near and far, big and little. microscopes magnifying glass With our ears we can hear… People singing bells ringing babies crying Listen carefully now –what do you hear? Can you name the sound you hear? 1 2 3 4 Sounds can make us feel … Using your sense of hearing Care for ears wear ear protection avoid loud noises have hearing checked Hearing Problems People sometimes must use hearing aids to help them hear . People who are deaf hear music through vibrations. With our nose we smell… flowers smoke garbage What animals stay safe because of their sense of smell? Some smells remind us of things. Most of your sense of taste is really about your sense of smell. As you get older, your sense of smell gets worse. Bloodhounds smell at least 1000 times better than humans. With our mouth we can taste… sweet bitter sour salty Name the taste Fish can taste with their fins and tail as well as their mouth. In general, girls have more tastebuds than boys. With your skin you can feel… Your skin is your largest sense organ. There are about 100 touch receptors in each of your fingertips. Your sense of touch warns your brain that your body is in danger. Protecting your sense of touch How do we call people that can’t hear? How do we call people that can’t see? How do we call people that can’t speak? Do you know any people that are deaf or blind? Who is the person in the picture? What is she famous for? Helen Keller was one hugely important person. She shows how much determination and courage can help you through life. If you learn to follow your dreams and never give up, maybe you could be as inspirational and successful as Helen. If I, deaf, blind, find life rich and interesting, how much more can you gain by the use of your five senses!" - Helen Keller, 1928 The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart." - Helen Keller, 1891 "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." - Helen Keller, 1941 " THE END THANK YOU!