Trace the outline of your students' bodies on large sheets of butcher paper or bulletin board paper and cut out the outlines. Have the children point to various body parts as you call them out and let the children color their own cut-out.
Preschool children are full of curiosity and energy. You cannot expect to teach a preschooler while he sits still and quietly listens to you. The best way to teach students in this age group is to involve them in games and activities. When you teach preschoolers about body parts, you can do so by allowing them to get up, move around and burn some energy. This method of learning will help them to have fun while they gain knowledge about the parts of the body.
Things You'll Need
- Butcher paper
- Recorded music
- Paper plates
- Gingerbread cookies
Sing and act out songs such as, "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes," and "The Hokey Pokey."
Play a "freeze" game in which the children move around the room as music plays. When you stop the music, call out a body part. The students must touch that body part to the ground in a frozen pose.
Give your students paper plates, yarn, kid scissors, markers, crayons and glue. Have them decorate the plates to look like their own faces.
Distribute undecorated gingerbread cookies in the shape of "people" to your students. Given them icing and sprinkles and tell them to draw various body parts onto the gingerbread shapes.
- Photo Credit playing image by Renata Osinska from Fotolia.com
How to Make Indoor Sand for Preschool
Part of the series: Preschool Teacher Tips. ... Games & Activities to Teach Preschoolers How to Share. Painting Sensory Activity for Preschool...
Kindergarten Body Parts Activities
Science Activities & Games; Kindergarten Science Activities; Kindergarten Body Parts Activities; X. Must See: Slide Shows. ... Ideas for Activities Using the...
How to Teach Human Body Parts
Songs about human body parts Books about human body parts Color handouts and activity books about human ... There are many fun...
Healthy Body Crafts for Preschool
Healthy Body Crafts for Preschool. Use crafts to engage preschool children in learning about good health. ... Kids Soup: My Body Preschool...
Activities for Teaching Body Parts
Body part lessons increase the awareness of young children and are ideal for early childhood programs. English as a second language classrooms...