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Senses

In this worksheet students will explore how we find out about the world through our senses.

'Senses' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Basic Parts of the Human Body

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Our senses are our information gatherers. They tell us what is going on around us. Each sense tells us something different about our surroundings.

 

This worksheet will test your knowledge of what each sense does.

In the table below, match up each part of the body with the sense that belongs to it.

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eye
nose
tongue
skin
ear

Which one of your senses would tell you about a sudden noise behind you?

seeing

touching

tasting

hearing

smelling

Which of your senses tells you that the bark of a tree feels rough?

smelling

touching

hearing

tasting

seeing

Which of your senses do you use to look at a picture?

hearing

tasting

touching

smelling

seeing

Which sense would tell you that someone was baking cakes nearby?

tasting

smelling

seeing

hearing

touching

  • Question 1

In the table below, match up each part of the body with the sense that belongs to it.

CORRECT ANSWER
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eye
nose
tongue
skin
ear
EDDIE SAYS
Our five senses work together to tell us about our surroundings.
  • Question 2

Which one of your senses would tell you about a sudden noise behind you?

CORRECT ANSWER
hearing
EDDIE SAYS
Our sense of hearing is used to detect sounds.
  • Question 3

Which of your senses tells you that the bark of a tree feels rough?

CORRECT ANSWER
touching
EDDIE SAYS
Our sense of touch tells us how things feel.
  • Question 4

Which of your senses do you use to look at a picture?

CORRECT ANSWER
seeing
EDDIE SAYS
We use our eyes to see things around us.
  • Question 5

Which sense would tell you that someone was baking cakes nearby?

CORRECT ANSWER
smelling
EDDIE SAYS
Our sense of smell picks up the scents of baking in the air.
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