32 Delightful Five Senses Books for Kids


The world around us can be a fascinating and delightful place, especially when experienced through our five senses. Engaging children’s curiosity and helping them learn more about their environment can be achieved by introducing them to books that focus on the five senses. Here is a list of 32 delightful five senses books that will help kids explore their senses and develop an appreciation for the wonders that surround them.

1. My Five Senses by Aliki

2. The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses by Joanna Cole

3. The Listening Walk by Paul Showers

4. I Hear a Pickle: And Smell, See, Touch, and Taste It, Too! by Rachel Isadora

5. Press Here by Hervé Tullet

6. Too Much Noise by Ann McGovern

7. Oh, the Things You Can Do That Are Good for You! by Tish Rabe

8. Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr.

9. Sid the Science Kid: The Trouble with Germs by Jennifer Frantz

10. The Nose Book by Dr. Seuss

11. The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr

12. Fire Engine Man by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha

13. I Can Tell By Touching: A Five Senses Story Song Book by Carolyn Otto

14. Taste Test: The Tasty Adventures of Rosemary McLeod by Kelly DiPucchio

15. Dog’s Colorful Day: A Messy Story About Colors and Counting by Emma Dodd

16. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin Jr.

17. Look, Listen, Taste, Touch, and Smell: Learning About Your Five Senses by Pamela Hill Nettleton

18. Mole’s Hill: A Woodland Adventure by Lois Ehlert

19. Leo Can Swim by Anna McQuinn and Ruth Hearson

20. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

21. If You Were a Plant: A Book About Your Five Senses by Diane Lang and Lauren Gallegos

22. Yucky Worms: Read and Wonder About Earth’s Slimy Creatures by Vivian French

23. Old MacDonald Had a Farm: A Five Senses Story Song Book by Salina Yoon

24. How Do You Feel? By Anthony Browne

25. The Ear Book by Al Perkins and Henry Payne

26. Henny Penny’s Surprising Day: Life on the Farm Through the Eyes of One Unusual Hen by Darcie McNally

27. I Stink! By Kate McMullan and Jim McMullan

28. Little Mouse and the Big Cupcake by Thomas Taylor and Jill Barton

29. Otto Goes To Camp: A Five Senses Animal Adventure by Bill Charles Cole and Toddy Simpson Brown

30. Farmyard Beat: A Barnyard Band of Animals Make Some Noise! By Lindsey Craig

31. Gilberto and the Wind: A Tale of Adventure, Play, and Imagination by Marie Hall Ets

32. Each Peach Pear Plum: A Rhyming I-Spy for Little Ones by Janet Ahlberg and Allan Ahlberg


Introducing children to these delightful books about the five senses will not only encourage their curiosity but also help them gain a better understanding of their world. These stories will not only teach kids about their senses but also inspire a love for reading that will last a lifetime. So go ahead, read together, explore your senses, and increase your child’s excitement for learning about themselves and the world around them!

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