The Scents of Smell

How you can help at home: Have your child explore science by testing her sense of smell.

By Miriam Myers , GreatSchools Staff

Explore the sense of smell with your child by having her guess different scents.

What you'll need

How to do it

Discuss the sense of smell with your child. Fill five or more containers with a different scent in them. Have your child smell each container and guess what the scent is. Then reveal the scents in the containers and have her smell them again.