Learn to Have Fun with Your Senses!: The Sensory Avoider's Survival Guide

Learn to Have Fun with Your Senses!: The Sensory Avoider's Survival Guide

by John Taylor
     
 

A great book FOR kids with sensory issues.  Dr. John Taylor expertly helps kids learn to help themselves recognize and deal with the sensory problems they meet in everyday life.See more details below

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A great book FOR kids with sensory issues.  Dr. John Taylor expertly helps kids learn to help themselves recognize and deal with the sensory problems they meet in everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935567240
Publisher:
Sensory Resources
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Pages:
110
Sales rank:
1,236,668
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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Learn to Have Fun with Your Senses!

The Kids Sensory Survival Guide
By Taylor, John

Sensory World

Copyright © 2011 Taylor, John
All right reserved.

ISBN: 9781935567240

 

Chapter 1: Have Fun with Your Senses!

Your brain is the boss of your body.  It tells your muscles what to do.  But before it can decide what position to put your body in, or where you should walk or run to, it has to know what is happening in the world around you.  That’s what your senses do.  They send messages to your brain, telling it what is happening around you, so your brain can figure out what to tell your muscles to do.

YOUR SENSES AND YOUR BRAIN ARE PALS

Your brain and your sense organs—your eyes, ears, nose, tongue, and skin - work together to make sure that you are safe.  They also help you make the body movements you need to survive and to enjoy your life.  If the air is cold outside, your brain reminds you to put on a coat before going outside.  But how does it know if it’s cold outside?  With your eyes, you use your sense of vision to read the thermometer, so your brain knows what the temperature is.  By sticking your hand out a slightly open door for a few seconds, you use your skin, your sense of touch, to feel what the air is like outside.  With your ears, your sense of hearing, you can listen to the weather forecast on the radio.

 



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