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Preschool and Kindergarten / Health Education Help children learn positive —S. D. Palmer, MD, Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Past President, Alabama Chapter, AAP “You will never run out of resources or ideas on how to help children be safe, fit, and healthy. The authors wisely include tips and activities for families to do at home. Easy to follow and easy to use, this book is easy to like.” ng Gr “This series makes it easy for teachers to integrate comprehensive health education into the existing curriculum. The authors, with massive experience in various aspects of child health education, have accomplished their goal well.” 1 S t ro The curriculum includes • Overviews of the six body care topics • Suggested interest area materials and supports for creating the learning environment • Learning objectives and vocabulary words to introduce and use • Suggestions for evaluating children’s understanding of each topic • More than 30 hands-on classroom activities • Family information and take-home activities Gro wi ng As young children become aware of their bodies, they can begin to appreciate and care for their health. Encourage children to feel good about their bodies, prevent the spread of diseases, and gain a measure of independence and control in their lives with this Body Care curriculum. Children will understand their bodies and the five senses, and they will learn the importance of washing hands and practicing good hygiene, brushing teeth and promoting good oral health, avoiding germs, and taking medicine. o w ing, body care habits This book is part of the Growing, Growing Strong series, a whole- health curriculum for children age three through kindergarten. Together, the books provide a complete set of activities and resources to help you support children’s growth and wellness. About the Authors Dr. Connie Jo Smith, Dr. Charlotte M. Hendricks, and Dr. Becky S. Bennett are experienced and passionate leaders in the career management, early childhood, and health education fields. —Holly Elissa Bruno, MA, JD, author, keynote speaker, adjunct instructor at Wheelock College, and BAM Radio Network host 978-1-60554-240-9 $14.95