QuizA sensory garden is designed so you can use all or some of your senses?
List the five senses.
Which of the plants below would be good in a sensory garden and why?
Do you know what these taste like?
Rice, sugar cane, mango and coconut.
Carry out taste experiments in class. Blindfold a partner; see if they know what they are eating. You have a go too. Then write a brief description of what you liked or disliked about the taste, texture and smell.
Get your teacher to put some of these foods and spices into containers:
coconut, tea, tamarind, garlic, ginger, black pepper, cardamom, chilli pepper and curry leaf.
Carry out smell experiments in class. Write a brief description of what each container smelt like and what you think it was. What did you like or dislike about the smell?
Textures are important in a sensory garden. Describe what these would feel like.
|Coconut husk||Cotton seeds||Ripe mango||Banyan tree bark|
Go in to your school grounds or local park, lie on the floor, close your eyes for two minutes and listen to the sounds. How many different sounds can you hear?
Using recycled materials make wind chimes to hang up in your sensory garden.
Colours and shapes will make your sensory garden interesting and attractive.
Choose a plant from the Plant Cultures list. Make a tiled mosaic of it.