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Introduction Grade K Lessons Grade 1 Lessons Grade 2 Lessons Grade 3 Lessons Bibliography
Table of Contents
Lesson Overview
Teacher Background Information
Lesson Focus
Objective Grid
Lesson 1: The Five Senses
Lesson 2: Sight
-Blind Man's Bluff
-Colorful Eyes
-Eye Care
Lesson 3: Hearing
Lesson 4: Touch
Lesson 5: Smell
Lesson 6: Taste
Lesson 7: Altogether, Now
Spanish Language Translations

The Five Senses - Lesson 2: Sight

ACTIVITY: Blind Man's Bluff

Students count to five.

Two blindfolds; bean bag

Part I

  1. One child is blindfolded. The other children sit close together in a circle on the floor.
  2. Spin the blindfolded person around three times, then release.
  3. The children clap hands to signal to the blinded student where they are.
  4. The blinded student finds another child and sits on the child's lap.
  5. The blinded student feels the child's face, shoulders, arms, hands, legs and clothing. The blinded student tries to relate shape, size, and texture of the mystery child's hair and facial features to those of a child she/he knows.
  6. The blind person tries to identify the child on whose lap he/she is sitting.
Part II
  1. Working in pairs, one student is blindfolded. The partner leads the blindfolded student around the room.
  2. After being blindfolded, the students make a list of things heard, felt and smelled.
Part III
  1. Two students stand up and toss a bean bag back and forth counting to five.
  2. The two students are blindfolded. They try to catch the beanbag again.
  3. The activity is repeated without the blindfold.

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