Health and hygiene for kids

Heath activities for kids including crafts, games, and stories.

19 Health & hygiene activities

Hygiene Race

Game by: sumana

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Your child will learn to associate pairs of items used to stay clean and healthy.

My "First Aid" Card Holder

Arts & Crafts by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour

Help your child to create his own First Aid Card Holder by reusing an empty cereal box!

Wash Your Hands (Hepatitis song)

Song by: Seattlemum

Ages: 12 to 48 months

Time:

The "hepatitis song" reminding people to wash their hands, thus stopping spread of disease. The ditty stuck in my head for 25 years,...

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Song by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

A song about getting ready in the morning.

The Pink Toothbrush

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Ry wants a toothbrush of his own in his very favorite color. Can he learn to brush his own teeth?

Let's Comb Our Hair!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 24 to 48 months

Time: 1 min

Practice combing your hair while saying this fun rhyme. Recommended prop: one small plastic comb per child.

Let’s Wash our Hands!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 12 to 42 months

Time: 4 mins

Rhyme to encourage hand-washing. First ask children when they wash their hands. Then ask, “How do we wash our hands?”

You Brush My Teeth, I'll Brush Yours

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Make brushing your teeth interactive and fun! Help children to be more comfortable with you helping them brush well by letting them brush your...

Tooth-brushing Song

Song by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Learn a song to help reinforce the tooth-brushing process.

Homemade Toothpaste

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Use household ingredients to make homemade toothpaste.

Grace's First Trip to the Dentist

Story by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Explain a visit to the dentist and ease anxiety associated with going to the dentist.

Dental Hygiene Tooth Craft

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Discuss proper dental hygiene while creating a cute craft.

My First Loose Tooth

Story by: masamom

Ages: 48 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

A child tells the story of her first loose tooth and feelings about the experience.

Swetha Visits A Doctor

Story by: Pooju

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This story tells how a little girl learned about health and oral hygiene.

Good Manners

Story by: sumana

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This activity will help your child to learn good manners

Bubbles for Mickey

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Two-year-old Mickey learns that bath time isn't so bad.

Ideal Behavior

Story by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

A pictorial representation of a child's ideal behavior. This can help your child to follow good habits.

Olivia's Bedtime Routine

Story by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Following a bedtime routine

Airplane

Arts & Crafts by: QuintensMom

Ages: 12 to 54 months

Time: 5 mins

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Super - no wait, it's definitely plane. Build an airplane using supplies from your Doctor's office.