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  1. Personal Hygiene By: Roger Humphrey Audience: 1st Grade

  2. What does personal hygiene mean? Definition • Cleanliness of the body • Taking care of your • appearance

  3. Defend Against Germs Germs can be picked up many ways! • touching dirty hands • through contaminated water and food • through droplets released during a cough or a sneeze • contaminated surfaces

  4. How do you think we can stay Clean?

  5. How do I Stay Clean? • Washing our hands • Taking baths or • showers • Brushing our teeth • Cutting our finger nails • Wearing clean clothes

  6. Why is Washing Your Hands So Important? • It Protects against the spread of Illnesses. • Common Cold • Flu Virus • Meningitis

  7. How Do I wash my Hands?

  8. So when should I wash my hands? • Before eating food • After using the toilet • After blowing your nose, • coughing, or sneezing • After touching an animal or • animal waste • After touching garbage Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5qovHD_kjQ

  9. Why Take Baths or Showers? Baths are awesome! • They wash off dirt • They keep us • smelling clean • They can be fun

  10. What Should I clean in a Bath or Shower? • Hair • Under Arms • Behind our ears • Between our toes • Our body and • face Click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUfUKePJ49A

  11. Why should we Brush Our Teeth? • It Keeps our mouth • clean • It prevents plaque • It stops gingivitis • (gum disease) • It prevents cavities • It stops bad breath • It gives us shiny teeth

  12. How do we brush our teeth? Click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDZXSMU2lAk

  13. When should we brush our teeth?

  14. Why do we cut our finger nails? • Germs can live • under our finger • nails • Long nails can • scratch people • It can prevent in • grown toe nails.

  15. Taking Care of Our Nails • Wash around and under • your nails • Cut nails regularly • You can cut them • straight across or into • a rounded shape. • It is best to cut • toenails after you have • had a bath or a shower

  16. But what if I bite my nails? • You may bite your nails so • short that they bleed • Or the skin around the nail • becomes very red and sore. • It is a hard habit to stop • We never want to put our • hands in our mouth.

  17. Cool facts about nails! • Fingernails grow about 2 • times faster than toenails. • They grow faster in summer • than winter. • It doesn't hurt to cut your nails • because the nail is dead. • Deer's antlers, horse's hooves • and bird's feathers are all • made from keratin, the same • protein from which human • nails are made.

  18. “Didn’t you wear that yesterday?” Change clothes everyday Sweat can build up on clothes This sweat can cause bacteria That bacteria can make us sick

  19. Now lets practice what we’ve learned! What can we do to stay clean? • Washing our hands • Take a bath or shower • Cut our nails • Brush our teeth • Wear clean clothes