Touch is thought to be the first sense that humans develop. Touch consists of several distinct sensations including pressure, temperature, touch, vibration and pain. All of this information is communicated to the brain through specialized neurons in the has three layers of the epidermis is the outermost layer of skin and provided a barrier. The dermis contains tough connective tissue, hair follicles and sweat glands. The deeper subcutaneous tissue, the hypodermis, is made of fat and connective tissue. The skin is the largest organ in the body. Skin protects us from microbes, the elements and helps to regulate body temperature.

Skin / Sense of Touch Games:

How Skin Works

Anatomy Quiz all about Skin

The Five Senses Game

Classroom games For the Five Senses

Sense of Sound - the Ear, What do we hear?

Sense of Sight - the Eye

Neuroscience for Kids - The Senses

Amazing Animals Senses

5 Senses

How does the human ear work?

The Human Eye games and activities

Skin games and activities

The Brain

Human Body Games