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Health and Hygiene

Feb 3, 2023


Health & Hygiene










“Brush, brush, brush your teeth, get them very clean. Brush them left brush them right, plaque is very mean!”

What a fun and interactive week we have had! Learning about hygiene is quite a big thing for these little people, what with fingers in noses and mouths, touching everything and everyone possible! Hehe!

We reinforced washing hands after playing outside and meals, how to wash them properly and make sure all the germs are gone.

We discussed the different ways we clean our bodies, in the bath or shower, some people use bars of soap while others use liquid soap. Washing our hair and all over our body!

The best part of this week were our 2 practical activities to teach health and hygiene. Our first one, was the Bugs getting to brush their teeth after lunch at school. We were so impressed to see how well our Bugs know how to brush and rinse, making sure to get every inch of their mouths minty-fresh!

Our second practical activity was “how germs spread”. Teacher Gemma used green glitter on her hands, and made a big (and fake) sneeze, but forgot to cover her mouth! This made all of her “germs” fly everywhere! We then spoke about how we need to cover our mouths and noses when we sneeze or cough, otherwise our germs will fly away. We also learned that germs stick to our hands, and get passed on to everything that we touch, and the only way to get rid of them, is to wash our hands.

For art this week, we made the most beautiful abstract hygiene paintings using a comb, earbuds, a sponge and a toothbrush. The Bugs had so much fun using these everyday items in such a unique way!

We also made the most adorable loose parts, play-dough germs. The Bugs moulded and squished the play-dough into the shape that they wanted, then added googly eyes, ear buds and twirly pipe cleaners, creating the cutest germs ever!

We hope you all have a lovely weekend!

See you all next week!

Next Week's Theme

Healthy Eating, Manners and Etiquette!


 Dates to Diarise: 

15 Feb: Haircut Day

17 Feb: Valentines Disco 

20 Feb: Fire Drill

21 Feb: Curious Crew Term meeting

24 – 27 Feb: Mid Term Break

28 Feb: Back to School


Lots of love

Teacher Gemma, Teacher Monette and the Busy Bugs Assistants

Healthy Happy Bugs!

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