KINDERGARTEN Health Curriculum
- Students will enhance their understanding of feelings/emotions.
- Students will recognize "ok" and "not ok" touches.
- A bathing suit is used to identify the private parts of the body.
- Students will be able to recognize secrets that they should keep secrets that they should tell.
- Through the use of puppets, a story regarding abuse is demonstrated and discussed to enhance student's understanding.
- Students will define the term germs.
- Students will begin to understand how germs are spread.
- Students discuss how germs enter the body through the eyes, ears, nose, mouth and cuts.
- Students will understand ways to stop germs from spreading.
- A demonstration of proper hand washing is conducted for students to view.
- Gathered in a circle, students are asked, "What is a picky eater?"
- Why it is important to eat a variety of foods.
- Asked how many students didn't eat breakfast and why.
- Importance of breakfast.
- The book, DW The Picky Eater, is read and discussed.
- A handout is given with the different food groups that we do together in class.
- We talk about junk foods and are they "ok" to have once in a while.
- What can happen if too much junk food is eaten.
- The book, "TOO Much Junk Food by the Berenstein Bears, is read and discussed.
- A classroom activity where we cross out the different types of junk food verses healthy choices.
This curriculum is subject to change.
- Students are taught what is a bully and what is a tattle-tale, and the difference between the two.
- What to do if bullying happens in and out of school.
- The book, Llama Llama and the Bully Goat, is read and discussed.
- How important it is to be kind.
- Ways to show kindness.