Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Health
  • Hygiene
  • Premedia - Me
  • Self-Care
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Caring for a Healthy Body

    Caring for a Healthy Body

    Overview

    Children will learn how to practice and maintain personal hygiene habits such as washing hands, brushing their teeth, and proper body hygiene.  

    Summary

    Children will learn how to practice and maintain personal hygiene habits such as washing hands, brushing their teeth, and proper body hygiene.  

    Materials

    Videos are included for the following activities.  Demonstrating these skills will also help children. 

    • Teeth (Includes several videos and topics to consider) 
      • Contact a dental office to ask if they can donate toothbrushes and paste 
    • Hand washing 
    • Brushing hair
      • Clean brushes and combs to practice
    • Clean bodies include
      • Taking baths or showers consistently and using soap
      • Wearing clean clothes

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    Know what skills your child(ren) have and what supports or resources may be needed for children to be able to practice these skills.  Also be sensitive to the backgrounds of the children.  

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Outcomes will depend on what you are working on at the time. 

    • Children will be able to tell the steps for proper hand washing.
    • Children can name 1 reason brushing their teeth keeps them healthy. 
    • Children can name things they can do to care for their bodies and keep them healthy. 

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 10 minutes

    Group Size: Any

    Standards

    Main Standards: 

    • HE 3 & 4 1.1

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson