Care of Hands II Health Habits Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 9

Keeping Our Hands Clean: Important Steps for Health

Subject: Health Habits

Class: Nursery 2

Term: First Term

Week: 9

Topic: Care of Hands II

Sub-topic: Importance of Hand Hygiene

Duration: 45 minutes

Behavioural Objectives:

  • Students will understand the importance of washing hands.
  • Students will learn the steps involved in washing hands properly.
  • Students will recognize the significance of cutting nails short and applying cream.

Key words: Hands, washing, hygiene, nails, cream, health

Entry Behaviour: Ask students to share what they know about washing hands and keeping them clean.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Pictures or diagrams showing hand washing steps
  • Soap and water for demonstration
  • Nail clippers (optional)
  • Hand cream (optional)
  • Clean towels

Building Background/Connection to prior knowledge: Review with students the importance of keeping hands clean to prevent the spread of germs and stay healthy.

Embedded Core Skills: Hygiene, Health Awareness

Learning Materials: Hand washing posters, videos demonstrating hand washing techniques

Reference Books: None required for this lesson

Instructional Materials: Visual aids, demonstration materials

Content:

  1. Introduction to the importance of hand hygiene.
  2. Discussion on when to wash hands (before and after meals, after using the toilet).
  3. Explanation of steps involved in washing hands properly.
  4. Importance of cutting nails short and applying cream.
  5. Demonstration of hand washing technique.

CARE OF HANDS II

  1. Mention and Discuss Care of Hands
    • Washing before and after meals 🍽️
    • Washing after using the toilet 🚽
    • Cutting nails short ✂️
    • Applying cream for softness and protection 🧴
  2. Steps in Washing Hands
    • Turn on water 💧
    • Wet hands thoroughly 🌊
    • Scrub hands with soap 🧼
    • Rinse hands clean 🚿
    • Dry hands with a towel or air dry 🤲

Remember, keeping our hands clean helps us stay healthy and prevent spreading germs! 🌟

Presentation:

  1. Teacher revises previous topic on hand hygiene.
  2. Teacher introduces the new topic – Care of Hands II.
  3. Teacher demonstrates proper hand washing technique.
  4. Students participate in interactive discussion on hand hygiene.
  5. Students observe and practice the steps of hand washing.
  6. Teacher provides feedback and corrections as necessary.

Step 1: Review importance of hand hygiene.

 

Step 2: Introduce Care of Hands II – Discuss washing hands before and after meals, after toilet use, cutting nails short, and applying cream.

 

Step 3: Demonstrate proper hand washing technique.

 

Step 4: Engage students in discussion on hand hygiene practices.

 

Step 5: Practice hand washing steps together as a class.

 

Step 6: Provide feedback and reinforce correct techniques.

Health Habits Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes

Teacher’s Activities: Demonstrating hand washing technique, facilitating discussion, providing feedback.

Learners Activities: Observing, participating in discussion, practicing hand washing.

Assessment: Observe students’ participation and ability to follow hand washing steps correctly.

  1. Why is it important to wash your hands before and after meals?
    • Washing hands helps remove germs and keeps you healthy before eating and after touching food.
  2. When should you wash your hands after using the toilet?
    • It’s important to wash your hands after using the toilet to get rid of germs.
  3. Why do we need to cut our nails short?
    • Cutting nails short prevents dirt and germs from hiding under them, keeping hands clean.
  4. What should you apply on your hands to keep them soft?
    • You can apply cream to keep your hands soft and protected.
  5. What is the first step in washing hands?
    • The first step is to turn on the water.
  6. What do you do after wetting your hands?
    • After wetting your hands, you scrub them with soap.
  7. What should you use to scrub your hands while washing?
    • Use soap to scrub your hands and remove dirt and germs.
  8. Which step comes after scrubbing with soap?
    • After scrubbing with soap, rinse your hands clean with water.
  9. What is the last step in washing hands?
    • The last step is to dry your hands thoroughly.
  10. Why should you rinse your hands after scrubbing with soap?
    • Rinsing your hands helps wash away the soap and dirt.
  11. What should you do after rinsing your hands?
    • After rinsing, dry your hands with a clean towel.
  12. When should you wash your hands before and after using the toilet?
    • It’s important to wash your hands both before and after using the toilet.
  13. What should you use to dry your hands after washing?
    • Use a towel to dry your hands after washing them.
  14. What is the importance of washing hands?
    • Washing hands helps prevent the spread of germs and keeps us healthy.
  15. How does cutting nails short help in hand hygiene?
    1. Cutting nails short prevents dirt and germs from accumulating underneath them, promoting cleanliness.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. When should you wash your hands before meals?
  2. What are the steps involved in washing hands?
  3. Why is it important to cut nails short?
  4. How does applying cream help in hand care?
  5. What should you use to wash your hands?
  6. Why do we need to rinse hands after scrubbing with soap?
  7. When should you wash your hands after using the toilet?
  8. What do you do after wetting your hands?
  9. Why is it important to dry hands after washing?
  10. What are the benefits of proper hand hygiene?
  11. What should you do before and after a meal? a) Wash your hands b) Brush your teeth c) Comb your hair d) Put on socks
  12. When should you wash your hands after using the toilet? a) Before going to bed b) After playing outside c) After using the toilet d) Before eating snacks
  13. Why is it important to cut nails short? a) To make them colorful b) To keep them long c) To prevent dirt from accumulating d) To scratch your skin
  14. What should you apply on your hands for softness and protection? a) Soap b) Cream c) Oil d) Water
  15. What is the first step in washing hands? a) Scrub with soap b) Rinse clean c) Turn on water d) Dry hands
  16. What do you do after wetting your hands? a) Scrub with soap b) Rinse clean c) Dry hands d) Turn off water
  17. What should you use to scrub your hands while washing? a) Soap b) Water c) Cream d) Towel
  18. Which step comes after scrubbing with soap? a) Turn on water b) Rinse clean c) Dry hands d) Wet hands
  19. What is the last step in washing hands? a) Wet hands b) Scrub with soap c) Rinse clean d) Turn off water
  20. Why should you rinse your hands after scrubbing with soap? a) To make them wet b) To clean them c) To dry them d) To smell nice
  21. What should you do after rinsing your hands? a) Turn off water b) Scrub with soap c) Wet hands d) Dry hands
  22. What is the purpose of drying hands after washing? a) To make them dirty b) To keep them wet c) To make them clean and dry d) To make them sticky
  23. When should you wash your hands before and after using the toilet? a) Only after using the toilet b) Only before using the toilet c) Before and after using the toilet d) Never
  24. What should you use to dry your hands after washing? a) Soap b) Towel c) Cream d) Water
  25. What is the importance of washing hands? a) To make them dirty b) To prevent spreading germs and staying healthy c) To keep them wet d) To avoid using soap

Revision Health Habits Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 10

Conclusion: The teacher evaluates students’ understanding and performance, providing necessary corrections and reinforcement on the topic of hand hygiene.

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