ParentPod
3:3

Wash and Count

Domain: Health & Routines

In this activity, your child will practice his/her counting skills while learning cleanhabits!

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  • Learning Foundation:

    Language & Literacy

    Theme:

    I Can Take Care

  • Song:

    Numbers Are our Friends

  • Activity:

    Wash and Count

Materials:

  • Access to a sink
  • Access to water

Importance of Activity:

  • In this activity, your child will practice washing his/her hands and count for fifteen seconds at the same time. Your child will begin to understand the importance of washing his/her hands and he/she will recognize his/her own skills and accomplishments. Counting will also increase your child’s ability to communicate quantities and understand numbers.

Goals:

  • can perform personal care routines that support staying healthy
  • recognizes own skills and accomplishments
  • uses numbers to communicate quantities and count

Suggested Dialogue:

  • Why should we wash our hands?
  • For how many seconds should we wash our hands?
  • What do you do after you put soap on your hands?
  • What do you do after you finish washing your hands?
  • What other things do we wash? Our bodies?
  • How many fingers do you have? Can you count with me?
  • How many fingers do we need to add to have 15?

Instructions:

  1. Sing the song “Numbers Are Our Friends” with your child.
  2. Take your child to the sink so they can practice washing his/her hands.
  3. A good dialogue is, “What should we do first? We wet our hands. Good. Now what? Soap. How much soap
  4. do we need? Only two pumps! Now we scrub our hands and count from one to fifteen. Now we rinse our hands and dry them off with a towel. Now we are all clean!”
  1. Count from one to fifteen with your child to emphasize the importance of counting and washing the full amount of time.
  2. Each time your child washes his/her hands, practice counting to fifteen.
  3. Ask your child, “What other times should we wash our hands?” Examples are before eating or playing with toys.
  4. End the activity by singing the song “Numbers Are Our Friends” again with your child.
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ParentPod 3:3

Wash and Count

Domain: Health & Routines

Learning Foundation: Language & Literacy

Song: Numbers Are our Friends

Activity: Germs Are Everywhere!

In this activity, your child will practice his/her counting skills while learning clean habits!

Materials

  • Access to a sink
  • Access to water

Importance of Activity

Array

Desired Outcomes

  • recognizes own skills and accomplishments
  • uses numbers to communicate quantities and count

Suggested Dialogue

  • Why should we wash our hands?
  • For how many seconds should we wash our hands?
  • What do you do after you put soap on your hands?
  • What do you do after you finish washing your hands?
  • What other things do we wash? Our bodies?
  • How many fingers do you have? Can you count with me?
  • How many fingers do we need to add to have 15?

Instructions

  1. Sing the song “Numbers Are Our Friends” with your child.
  2. Take your child to the sink so they can practice washing his/her hands.
  3. A good dialogue is, “What should we do first? We wet our hands. Good. Now what? Soap. How much soap
  4. do we need? Only two pumps! Now we scrub our hands and count from one to fifteen. Now we rinse our hands and dry them off with a towel. Now we are all clean!”
  5. Count from one to fifteen with your child to emphasize the importance of counting and washing the full amount of time.
  6. Each time your child washes his/her hands, practice counting to fifteen.
  7. Ask your child, “What other times should we wash our hands?” Examples are before eating or playing with toys.
  8. End the activity by singing the song “Numbers Are Our Friends” again with your child.

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