Reinforcing good hygiene practices is essential, especially as children begin to go through puberty and teenage years. It is important to prepare them and ensure that they are clean for their health and well being. Found on this site are several resources for sample lesson plans for all different grade levels. So if you feel the need to reinforce good hygiene behaviors, you can find the lesson you need right here.
These well thought out lessons, a thorough description, resources, and assignments can help teachers of students in fourth and fifth grades (and even beyond) to learn healthy habits and ensure that they understand the importance of staying clean. With so many differentiated techniques, all learners will have the chance to understand the lesson and realize how to apply good hygiene techniques and strategies in their everyday lives. Skim through to find the lesson that best suits your needs.
A gentle reminder from the principal is portrayed in this letter to parents regarding personal hygiene. Along with lesson plans and talking to your students, it is important for parents to reinforce the behavior at home as well. Use this as a guide for writing your own letter, or bring it to the attention of your principal! Light hearted humor can help make an otherwise awkward situation an entertaining one.
This video is perfect for children to understand the importance of good hygiene to stay healthy and strong, reminding children to wash their hands, keep things out of their mouths, brush their teeth--explaining how little particles of food get stuck, shower to stay fresh and get rid of dust and sweat, keep their nails trimmed, and stop spreading germs. The slow dialogue will help children to comprehend and retain the information and apply to their own lives; best for 4th and 5th graders.
All about hygiene, these are some great lesson plans and sources where you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for. Geared towards 4-7 graders, these are exactly what you need to teach about odor, health, and hygiene, as well as provide insight into the source of the problem for each individual health factor. Incorporate a few of these lessons into your school to ensure children understand the need for good personal hygiene.