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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Human Body Lesson Plan

Human Body Preschool Activities

Objective: To learn about the human body

Message: People have many body parts.

Book(s):

  • Me and My Amazing Body by Joan Sweeney
  • My Amazing Body Pat Thomas
  • My First Body Board Book from DK Publishing
  • A Drop of Blood by Paul Showers
  • What Happens to a Hamburger? by Paul Showers
  • Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn by Melvin Berger

Music: “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes”

“If You’re Happy and You Know It” (Sing “If you’re happy and you know it, point to your _____,” inserting various body parts.)

Video: Rock ‘N Learn Human Body

Fine Motor Skills:

Science page 29

Science Centers pages 116-125

  • Body Basics: Work Anatomy Vocab (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/body-basics-body/)
  • Learn Body Parts (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/doctor-doctor/)
  • Hand and Foot Print Prewriting (http://www.luminpdf.com/files/2081997/bodyprewrite.pdf)
  • Body Parts (http://www.luminpdf.com/files/2082107/Label%20the%20Body.pdf)
  • Body Description (http://www.kids-pages.com/folders/worksheets/Body/BodyDescriptions.pdf)
  • Clothes and Body Parts (http://www.kids-pages.com/folders/worksheets/Clothes/page1.htm)

Craft/Activity: Body Tracing

Materials

  • Large sheet of paper
  • Marker
  • Crayons

Directions

  1. Have the child lay on the sheet of paper.
  2. Trace the child’s body with the marker.
  3. Help the child write the name of the body parts on the tracing.
  4. Color the body tracing.

Cutting Practice: Cut pages 51-53

References

DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. 978-1-4654-1726-8
Let’s Learn to Cut (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-206-7
Take It to Your Seat Science Centers, Grades PreK-K. 2005. Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. ISBN 978-1-59673-090-8

Image Credits

Human Body Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

3 Comments

  1. Diana Villa

    January 23, 2016 at 9:48 am

    Thank you so much for the great post! My daughter is in preschool and they just started talking about body part this last week, great info and tips 😀

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