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Fall is in the air. It's the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the crisp, cooler temperatures and explore the amazing sights, sounds, and smells of autumn. I have made a fall senses scavenger hunt printable that encourages your child to do just that!
The printable shown above is available below in a PDF download for you. It includes activities that engage all 7 senses including sight, smell, taste, touch, hearing, proprioception, and vestibular activities. Your kids will love heading outdoors and look for the items on this list.
You can also set up some of the items for indoors or plant them around your yard for the kids to find. Some of the things you may need to travel to go find. Don't forget to take your list along with you to mark each item off.
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Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with experience in school-based OT services for preschool through high school. She uses her background to share child development tips, tools, and strategies for parents, educators, and therapists. She is the author of many ebooks including The Basics of Fine Motor Skills, and Basics of Pre-Writing Skills, and co-author of Sensory Processing Explained: A Handbook for Parents and Educators.
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