1. Close one ear with your finger. Ask afriend to click two spoons together anywhere behind you. Try to guess howfar away the spoons are and in whatdirection from you. As your friend movesaround you will find it very difficult to tellwhere he is and how far away.2. Blindfold one child and let the other childrenstand in a circle around her. One at a time eachchild in the circle makes a small noise. Each timethe blindfolded person has to point out towardsthe direction of the sound. How accurately can thechild detect the direction of the sound? Put acotton plug in one of her ear and try again.
1. Blindfold a friend and feed him small pieces of apples and onions while heholds his nose. Ask him what he iseating. He will find that the onion and theapple taste the same! Let him smellonions while he eats apples! Smell isvery important in identifying foods.2. Collect some things, which have a strongsmell - like tea leaves, orange, cloves, mustardoil, crushed leaves etc. Blindfold a friend andgive him each thing to smell and ask him to tellyou what it is. Make a list of pleasant smellsand unpleasant smells.
Dip a toothpick in asugar solution andtouch it to different parts of the tongue.You will find thatsweetness is detected by taste buds mainlyat die tip of dietongue. Saltiness will be detected mainly atthe sides of thetongue.
Sight and Balance
Try balancing on oneleg with both eyesclosed. Now try withthe eyes open. It ismuch easier with theeyes open. Sight is anaid to balance. Tryspinning around andsee whether it iseasier to regain balance when theeyes are open.