The 5 senses are -feeling, smelling, seeing, hearing and tasting. The Guides should be encouraged to develop each of their senses to the best of their ability by taking part in a range of activities.
Safety note: please check in advance if any of your Guides has an allergy
Bell Ringers (Option one)
Guides sit in a circle. One Guide is blindfolded. Give a bell to another Guide. That Guide rings the bell and then hides it behind her back. The Guide who is blindfolded removesthe blindfold and tries to guess who has the bell. Guides can have turns at being blindfolded and ringing the bell.
Noisy Eggs (Option two)
Small plastic eggs
Small items such as marbles, one cent coins, rice, stones, paper clips etc.
Make up the egg ‘pairs’ by putting similar items in two eggs
Guides shake the eggs and listen to the sounds they make to work out the pairs
(see file for other senses)