National Wildlife Federation: Sensory Discovery Walk

Students “open their eyes” to nature by exploring their surroundings without sight. Then they map and retrace the path they traveled.

Learning Objectives
Students will be able to:
• Perform the role of both leader and follower.
• Use their five senses to explore their surroundings.
• Create a map showing the sources of their sensory impressions.

Grade Level: K-6
Skills: cooperation, trust, sensory awareness, mapmaking

Time: 30-45 minutes


Science Topics
Anatomy & Physiology
K-6, Middle School, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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