Teaching Tip of the Week
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Children (like most of the rest of us) have five senses: Touch, taste,
hearing, sight and smell. When teaching, take advantage of all five. This
is especially important for preschoolers.
An easy example: The Feeding of the Five Thousand.
Tell (hearing) the story using a visualized lesson (seeing.) Bring some
freshly baked rolls (smell) for the children to handle (touch) and eat
(taste) at the appropriate time during the lesson. Perhaps you could even
play a recording of the seashore in the background to remind them of the
Use your imagination to come up with ways to incorporate as many of the
children's senses in the lesson as you can. It will make the lesson more a
part of the child's experience and much more memorable. But don't forget to
include personal application rather than just the facts of the lesson and
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