Apples and Handwashing: "We put a clean apple slice in one jar. We passed another apple slice around the class as we came in from recess with dirty hands. We have been observing the two jars in the science center. This is the difference after 8 days - gross! (This picture doesn't really show the mold.)" - A great way to teach about germs.
FREEBIE!! Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Help your students remember to practice good hygiene habits with the "Germ Stopping Song." The "Germ Stopping Song and poster is a fun way to remind students to cover their coughs and sneezes, use tissues, and wash their hands. It is sung to the tune of "Row Row Row Your Boat" and goes like this: "Co-ver when we cough! Co-ver when we sneeze! Use a tissue. Wash our hands. Keep our own germs please!
My school has a Healthy Living Week once a year! Each day we discuss different health topics. Here are very brief lesson plans and activities! Monday- Good Touch/Bad Touch Tuesday- Healthy Choices Wednesday- Hand Washing Thursday- Dental Health Friday- Exercise All of the clipart comes from Krista Wallden- she is amazing!
Activities for learning about the body for preschoolers
House flies are not only a nuisance while they are buzzing around your head, they are also carriers of germs and diseases. Insect sprays will kill the house flies, but they are not safe to use around food, children or animals. Sticky flypaper will catch some of them, but it's unattractive. Making your own fly traps is inexpensive and uses...