As young children become aware of their bodies, they can begin to appreciate and care for their health. Encourage children to feel good about their bodies, prevent the spread of diseases, and gain a measure of independence and control in their lives with this Body Care curriculum. Children will understand their bodies and the five senses, and they will learn the importance of washing hands and practicing good hygiene, brushing teeth and promoting good oral health, avoiding germs, and taking medicine.
The curriculum includes Overviews of the six body care topics Suggested interest area materials and supports for creating the learning environment Learning objectives and vocabulary words to introduce and use Suggestions for evaluating children's understanding of each topic More than 30 hands-on classroom activities Family information and take-home activities
This book is part of the Growing, Growing Strong series, a whole-health curriculum for children age three though kindergarten. Together, the books provide a complete set of activities and resources to help you support children's growth and wellness.