Parts of the Body

by Durga Gopinath

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Let children find out how to identify and name their body parts.

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Parts of the Body

Learning Framework

  • Physical - Fine motor skills

  • Intellectual - Observing, identifying parts of their body.

  • Emotional - Engagement

  • Social - Being able to relate to others

Materials

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Step 1

Parents should find a picture of a boy or a girl. The picture should show the boy or girl from head to foot. Show your child the picture. Ask him or her to name the parts of the body as you point to them (Eg: arms, feet, ears, etc.).

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Step 3

Afterwards, provide crayons and paper for your youngster to draw himself or herself. Have your preschooler point to the parts of the body on his or her drawing and you label the body parts.

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  • Paper

  • Coloured pens

  • Mirror

  • Clipboard

Step 2

Next, let your child look at himself or herself in a full length mirror and point to the parts of his/her body.

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