We take in new information all the time. We do it with our five senses. These are the senses of sight, taste, touch, hearing, and smell. How do you use your five senses at Thanksgiving?
Open Your Eyes
Look around! Thanksgiving is full of festive sights. You can see a parade. It has colorful floats.
Take a Bite
Thanksgiving is a time for yummy foods. Your tongue has taste buds. They tell the brain how things taste. Tastes include salty, sweet, and sour.
Time to Touch
Breaking the turkey’s wishbone is a Thanksgiving tradition. The bone feels smooth. The person who gets the bigger piece is said to have good luck. Snap!
Tune in to the sounds of Thanksgiving. Do you hear the voices of family and friends? Listen closely! What is your favorite holiday sound?
Thanksgiving smells nice! You might smell the turkey cooking. You might smell freshly baked pie. What is your favorite holiday scent
Many people live in the United States. They come from all over the world. Native American tribes lived here first. The Pilgrims sailed to America in 1620. They met a Native American tribe called the Wampanoags. The Wampanoags helped the…