Personal Social Health Education and preschool handwashing
The provision of appropriate hand washing facilities and the teaching of hand washing techniques are vitally important aspects of a nursery education.
Visit our Foundation Keystage resources section for useful FREE handwashing teaching downloads and the Kidzone for online supervised educational activities.
Let the Kiddiwash kids help to educate children in your care about hand washing!
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
On page 44 of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage in “Personal, Social and Emotional Development”, as key aspects of “Dispositions and Attitudes” are the following key points:-
“Dresses, undresses and manages own personal hygiene with adult support.”
“Dresses and undresses independently and manages own personal hygiene.”
One of the key aspects of Personal, Social and Emotional Development is Self-care. The Learning and Development card (DCSF) states:-
Self-care – is about how children gain a sense of self-respect and concern for their own personal hygiene and care and how they develop independence.