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How To Take Your Kids On A 5 Senses Walk This Winter

5 senses winter walkNow that the snow and cold has gripped the North of continent, it’s time to celebrate this sub-zero season.

While some kids have snow parties (they didn’t need them in Nevada and Arizona last week, the temperatures were 30 degrees overnight), others had been “spoiled” with up to 2 1/2 feet of snow in a day.

Whatever your seasonal situation, taking your kids on a 5 senses walk is a great way to engage them while they’re out getting some exercise.

Here’s how you can experience a 5 Senses Winter Walk with your kids:


  • Taste 1 of 5
    Taste
    What do you think _____ tastes like? Does the air have a taste?
    Image via Buzz Bishop. No use without permission.
  • Touch 2 of 5
    Touch
    Can you touch something tall, round, or white? Is it rough or smooth? Is it warm or cold? What is the temperature today? Is the wind blowing?
    Image via Buzz Bishop. No use without permission.
  • Smell 3 of 5
    Smell
    What do you smell? Does this have a smell?
    Image via Buzz Bishop. No use without permission.
  • Hearing 4 of 5
    Hearing
    What do we hear? Is it loud or soft? Can you mimic the sound? These can be natural sounds as well as man-made sounds.
    Image via Buzz Bishop. No use without permission.
  • Sight 5 of 5
    Sight
    Play the game "I Spy…" or ask wondering questions like, "How can you see if the wind is blowing?"
    Image via Buzz Bishop. No use without permission.

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