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Body Care
A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children series

Body Care
A Whole Health Curriculum for Young Children series



Item number: 30093
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Learning to lead a healthy lifestyle begins during the early years. Part of the Growing, Growing Strong series, this body care curriculum includes activities and background information to help children develop lifelong healthy habits.

Young children are aware of and naturally curious about their bodies. This health curriculum introduces positive body care habits that will help children learn ways to feel good about themselves and their bodies, prevent the spread of disease, and gain a measure of independence and control in their lives as they learn about body parts, the five senses, hand washing and hygiene, oral health, avoidance of germs, and taking medicine. 

This book includes

An overview of the body care topics covered in the curriculum
Suggested interest area materials and supports for creating the learning environment
Learning objectives and vocabulary words
Suggestions for evaluating children's understanding of each body care topic
More than 30 classroom activities
Family information and take-home activities

Dr. Connie Jo Smith

Biography: Dr. Connie Jo Smith is passionate about encouraging curiosity, creativity, and problem solving in children and adults. Exploring playful ways to learn and live life are of increasing importance to...

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Charlotte Hendricks

Dr. Charlotte M. Hendricks, president and founder of www.childhealthonline.org, has promoted health education for young children, parents, and teachers for over thirty years. Her career in early childhood health education began...

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Becky S Bennett EdD

Biography: Dr. Becky S. Bennett has over thirty years of experience as a career and employment counselor, writer, and trainer/teacher. She is co-owner of Beco Consulting, which provides workshops in the...

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