Getting to Know Ourselves Physical Development Kindergarten First Term Lesson Notes Week 1

Subject: Personal Physical Development

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: Week 1

Age: 4-5 years

Topic: Getting to Know Ourselves

Sub-topic: Learning About Our Personal Information

Duration: 30 minutes

Behavioural Objectives:

  1. Encourage students to talk about themselves.
  2. Facilitate a group discussion where students share about themselves.
  3. Ensure students provide adequate information about their age, date of birth, and sex.
  4. Help students learn their own ages and understand their sex.
  5. Encourage interaction with their peers.

Key words: Self, age, date of birth, sex, interact

Set Induction: Let’s learn more about ourselves today! Can you tell me something special about you?

Entry Behaviour: As you come in, share one thing that makes you unique.

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge: Remember when we talked about our families? Today, we’re going to learn more about ourselves.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Communication
  • Self-awareness
  • Social interaction

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Mirror
  • Flashcards with age and gender symbols
  • Charts with personal information prompts

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of families
  • Age and gender reference materials


  1. We’ll talk about ourselves and share something special.
  2. We’ll have a group discussion about our age, date of birth, and sex.
  3. We’ll learn our own ages and understand our sex.


  1. Boys have a symbol like ______. a) 🚹 b) 🚺 c) 👧 d) 👦
  2. Girls have a symbol like ______. a) 🚹 b) 🚺 c) 👧 d) 👦
  3. My age is how many years I am ______. a) tall b) old c) big d) young
  4. Boys are ______. a) tall b) short c) fast d) slow
  5. Girls are usually ______. a) strong b) weak c) kind d) brave

Class Activity Discussion :

  1. What is something special about me? You can share something you like or something you’re good at.
  2. What is a date of birth? It’s the day you were born, like your birthday.
  3. How do we know if we’re a boy or a girl? Boys have a symbol like 🚹 and girls have a symbol like 🚺.
  4. Can boys and girls be friends? Yes, anyone can be friends with anyone!
  5. Why is it important to know our age? It helps us understand how old we are and celebrate our birthdays.
  6. What do we call the day we were born? It’s our birthday!
  7. Can I have more than one birthday? No, everyone has one birthday each year.
  8. How do we know if someone is older than us? They have more birthdays than us.
  9. Can you be a boy or a girl if you want to? Yes, you can be who you want to be!
  10. What if I don’t know my age? That’s okay, we can help you figure it out together.


  1. Step 1: Let’s remember what makes each of us special.
  2. Step 2: Now, we’ll talk about our age, birthday, and whether we’re a boy or a girl.
  3. Step 3: Everyone can share something about themselves, and we’ll learn together.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Help students share about themselves.
  • Lead the group discussion about personal information.
  • Use visuals to help students understand.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Share something special.
  • Listen and participate in the group discussion.
  • Use visuals to learn about age and sex.

Assessment: I’ll see how well everyone shares and understands their personal information.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What did you learn about yourself today?
  2. Can you tell me when your birthday is?
  3. How many years old are you?
  4. What symbol represents boys?
  5. What symbol represents girls?
  6. Did you enjoy learning about yourself today?
  7. Can you share something special about a friend in our class?
  8. How do we know if someone is a boy or a girl?
  9. What is the difference between age and date of birth?
  10. Why is it important to know our own personal information?

Conclusion: Today, we learned all about ourselves! We shared special things about each other, talked about our ages and birthdays, and learned how to tell if someone is a boy or a girl.

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