Do You Sense the Holidays?

November 2007
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 64 Issue 3/4, Special section p1
The article presents information on how children can use their five senses at holiday time. For every holiday, there are special things to see, touch, smell, hear, and taste. Their eyes can see the candles. Their hands can feel the needles on the tree. Their nose can smell potato pancakes. They can taste the foods at their family's feast.


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