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Smelling Bottles

$80.00

Description
4- 6 pairs of glass bottles filled with familiar substances that have distinctive smells. A cotton ball should be placed on the top of the substance in the bottle so that all bottles look the same. Examples of substances include garlic, coffee, flowers, spices and pine tree bark.

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Purpose
  • To Refine the Olfactory Sense
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Presentation
  • Place one set of bottles in a vertical line on the table. Place the other set of bottles in a vertical line on the table but not directly next to its pair in the other set. 
  • Bring down one bottle from the right side line of bottles. 
  • Smell it. Invite the child to smell it. 
  • Bring down a bottle from the left side line of bottles. 
  • Smell it. Invite the child to smell it. 
  • Determine whether or not they are the same smell. If they are not a pair, place the bottle from the left side at the end of its line and move all the bottles in that line down. 
  • Bring down another bottle from the left side line of bottles. Determine if it is a pair. If not, continue in the same fashion as outlined above. If they are pairs, place them next to one another on the table. 
  • Continue until you have found all pairs.