PRESCHOOL
KINDERGARDEN
HYGIENE




TEACHING TODDLERS ABOUT HYGIENE

HYGIENE HABITS FOR KIDS

PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES FOR PERSONAL HYGIENE

PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES FOR PERSONAL HYGIENE RELATED TOPICS

DENTAL HEALTH THEME FOR PRESCHOOL

PRESCHOOL HYGIENE LINKS




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SECTION 1




TEACHING
TODDLERS
ABOUT
HYGIENE




One thing that toddlers are remarkably good at is getting filthy, whether
it's from playing in the mud, using their spaghetti sauce-smeared hand to
scratch an itch, or wiping their nose sans tissue. Fortunately, this is the
perfect time to begin teaching your child about healthy hygiene routines.



Teaching Toddlers About Hygiene
http://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/development/social/hygiene-basics-for-kids/



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SECTION 2




HYGIENE
HYGIENE
FOR
KIDS




“Wash your hands.

Brush your teeth.

Did you use soap?”



These are just a few of the phrases preschool parents repeat
like a broken record. It's a fact: children and germs go hand
in hand. Each day parents watch their children play in the sand
at the park, stick fingers in their noses and mouths, pick up
slimy creatures, and reach eagerly for food that's fallen on the
ground.

Getting preschoolers to take over the brushing, scrubbing and
rinsing themselves is an important step in the development of
a preschooler's independence. Not only does it give parents a
welcome break and help ditch the dirt in the short term, but
teaching basic hygiene concepts to children at a young age will
form the groundwork of a healthy lifestyle in the future.



Hygiene Habits for Kids
http://www.education.com/magazine/article/preschool-hygiene/



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SECTION 3




PRESCHOOL
ACTIVITIES
FOR
PERSONAL
HYGIENE




Preschool is the ideal time to present ideas on health and hygiene
to children. When children learn at a young age and implement hygiene
on a daily basis, hygiene becomes a healthy lifetime habit.

By bringing the concept of hygiene down to the learning level of a
3- or 4-year-old child, you can make hygiene an enjoyable and even
desirable lesson. A few props can help a preschooler learn the
difference between clean and dirty hands and all about the right way
to brush his teeth.



Glitter Germs

The concept of germs tiny, invisible organisms that can make children
sick can be difficult for children to grasp. Using visual aids can
help children understand how germs spread and how to get rid of them.
Pour a small amount of glitter into the hands of each child. Show how,
when they touch other objects and people, the glitter "germs" come off
and can remain on the object or person touched. Explain that just like
the glitter, germs spread from person to person. Then, demonstrate how
to get rid of the germs through proper hand-washing techniques.



Dentist Visit

The dentist's office can be a frightening place for small children. Take
away from the fear and talk about proper tooth hygiene by inviting a
dentist or dental hygienist to come and visit your classroom. Have her
display some of her tools and talk about each one and how it helps keep
the mouth healthy, and talk about proper brushing techniques. Let children
choose a new toothbrush and practice brushing techniques in the classroom,
if possible.



Bathtub Buddy

Washing the entire body in the bathtub can be a challenge for some preschoolers.
Talking about the importance of thoughtful washing is easier done with a plastic
baby. Bring a small tub, washcloth and soap to the front of the class and
demonstrate proper bathing technique on the plastic baby. Then, offer each child
a small, plastic item like a doll or rubber duck and allow them to try for
themselves. Talk about the importance of keeping their bodies clean and healthy.



Body Check

Preschool children may be overwhelmed by the number of hygiene-related tasks that
they need to tackle on a daily basis. Simply remembering to brush their hair, brush
their teeth, bathe and wash their hands can be difficult. Create a small cutout of
a body with die-cut hair, teeth and accessories. Laminate the doll and give to each
child. They can use a dry erase marker to place a check mark on each of the areas of
hygiene they accomplished throughout the day, aiming for a complete body check for
complete hygiene.



Preschool Activities for Personal Hygiene
http://www.ehow.com/info_7863430_preschool-activities-personal-hygiene.html



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SECTION 4




PRESCHOOL
ACTIVITIES
FOR
PERSONAL
HYGIENE
RELATED
TOPICS




How to Teach Good Hygiene to Special Needs Teens
http://www.ehow.com/how_2139127_teach-good-hygiene-special-needs.html

Games to Teach Kids About Personal Hygiene
http://www.ehow.com/way_5402963_games-teach-kids-personal-hygiene.html

Preschool Tooth-Brushing Activities
http://www.ehow.com/info_8393123_preschool-toothbrushing-activities.html

Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Dental Hygiene
http://www.ehow.com/info_12151953_fun-ways-teach-kids-dental-hygiene.html

Hygiene Activities & Preschool
http://www.ehow.com/list_6008557_hygiene-activities-preschool.html

Hygiene Activities & Preschool
http://www.ehow.com/list_6008557_hygiene-activities-preschool.html

Dental Hygiene Activities for Preschool
http://www.ehow.com/list_6874417_dental-hygiene-activities-preschool.html

Health & Hygiene Activities for Preschoolers
http://www.ehow.com/info_7895950_health-hygiene-activities-preschoolers.html

Kindergarten Hygiene Activities
http://www.ehow.com/info_7895084_kindergarten-hygiene-activities.html

Hygiene Activities for Kids
http://www.ehow.com/way_5397715_hygiene-activities-kids.html

How to Improve Personal Hygiene
http://www.ehow.com/how_2227218_improve-personal-hygiene.html

Personal Hygiene Activities
http://www.ehow.com/way_5289884_personal-hygiene-activities.html

Oral Hygiene Promotion for Preschoolers
http://www.ehow.com/video_12327343_oral-hygiene-promotion-preschoolers.html

Hygiene Activities & Preschool
http://www.ehow.com/list_6008557_hygiene-activities-preschool.html

Health & Hygiene Activities for Preschoolers
http://www.ehow.com/info_7895950_health-hygiene-activities-preschoolers.html

Activities for How to Teach Personal Hygiene to Toddlers
http://www.ehow.com/list_7157332_activities-teach-personal-hygiene-toddlers.html

Oral Hygiene Activities for Special Needs Children
http://www.ehow.com/info_12306241_oral-hygiene-activities-special-needs-children.html

Kindergarten Hygiene Activities
http://www.ehow.com/info_7895084_kindergarten-hygiene-activities.html

Personal Hygiene Crafts
http://www.ehow.com/list_6973569_personal-hygiene-crafts.html



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SECTION 5




DENTAL
HEALTH
THEME
FOR
PRESCHOOL




Dental Care is but one of the personal and social development
learning areas for preschoolers. Preschoolers are learning
about themselves as individuals, as family members and as part
of their classroom group.



Dental Health Theme for Preschool
http://www.preschool-plan-it.com/dental-health.html



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SECTION 6




PRESCHOOL
KINDERGARDEN
HYGIENE
LINKS




5-Part Preschool Lesson Plan on Personal Hygiene
http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-lesson-plans/61609-five-part-lesson-on-hygiene/

Bath Time Hygiene
http://first-school.ws/activities/firststeps/bathtime.htm

Dental Coloring Pages
http://www.preschoolcoloringbook.com/color/cpdental.shtml

Dental Health
http://www.abcteach.com/directory/subjects-science-health-and-nutrition-dental-health-3678-2-1

Dental Health Coloring Pages
http://www.first-school.ws/theme/cp-heath/dental-health-coloring-pages.htm

Dental Hygiene Coloring Pages
http://coloringbookfun.com/Dental%20Hygiene/

Dental and Tooth Theme and Activities
http://www.childcarelounge.com/general-themes/dental-tooth.php

Everyday Hygiene Worksheets For Kids
http://www.mypersonalhygiene.com/everyday-hygiene-worksheets-for-kids/

Germs and Hygiene
http://atozkidsstuff.com/health.html

Hand Washing Printables and Worksheets For Children
http://www.nourishinteractive.com/nutrition-education-printables/category/100-hand-washing-teach-food-safety-children

Health and Hygiene Activity Theme
http://childfun.com/index.php/activity-themes/people-house-home/235-health-and-hygiene-activity-theme.html

Health and Nutrition Preschool Activities and Crafts
http://www.first-school.ws/theme/nutrition.htm

How to talk to Preschoolers about Hand Hygiene
http://nursenaomi.com/2013/07/28/how-to-talk-to-preschoolers-about-hand-hygiene/

Hygiene Coloring Pages
http://coloringbookfun.com/Hygiene/

Hygiene Theme Unit
http://www.edhelper.com/health_hygiene.htm

Hygiene worksheets
http://www.eslprintables.com/vocabulary_worksheets/health/hygiene/

Personal Care, Hygiene,and Grooming
http://printableworksheets.in/?dq=Personal%20Hygiene

Personal Hygiene
http://printableworksheets.in/?dq=Personal%20Hygiene

Personal Hygiene
http://lessonplanspage.com/pepersonalhygieneresponsibility3-htm/

Personal Hygiene Coloring Pages
http://www.mypersonalhygiene.com/personal-hygiene-coloring-pages-120-pages/

Personal Hygiene: Germs and Hand Washing
http://homeschooling.about.com/od/scihealth/qt/csheaperhyg1.htm

Personal Hygiene Worksheets
http://www.pinterest.com/personalhygiene/personal-hygiene-worksheets/

Preschool Dental Hygiene Lesson Plans & Worksheets
http://www.lessonplanet.com/search?keywords=preschool+dental+hygiene

Pre-school hygiene - hand washing for children
http://www.kiddiwash.com/pre-school-hygiene

Teaching Dental Hygiene to Preschoolers
http://suite.io/carla-snuggs/1kfb258

Teeth
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Teeth/

Wash, Brush, Comb! Hygiene Habits for Kids
http://www.education.com/magazine/article/preschool-hygiene/



Education.com
http://www.education.com/




Academic Educational Encyclopedia
http://academickids.com/




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