Area of Development – Health/Health Practices: Personal and Social Responsibility

Indicators typical for a child between the ages of 3 and 5 for this area:

  • Performs some self-help skills independently
    • Manages dressing tasks independently
    • Manages zippers, buttons, buckles and velcro (has not mastered tying shoes)
    • Blows nose and uses tissue to wipe nose
  • Follows basic health and safety rules
    • Covers mouth when coughing or sneezing
    • Washes hands after using the toilet and before eating snack or lunch
    • Tries new food and participates in talks about nutrition
    • Discusses the role of doctors, dentists, fire and police officers and other community helpers
    • Follows safety rules of classrooms and playground
    • Progresses in physical growth, strength, stamina, and flexibility
    • Actively participates in games, outdoor play, and other forms of exercise that promote physical fitness

Related Storytime Shares:

Health/Health Practices: Personal and Social Responsibility 1 (Hygiene)

Health/Health Practices: Personal and Social Responsibility 2 (Growing)

Health/Health Practices: Personal and Social Responsibility 3 (Nutrition/Green Peas)

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3 thoughts on “Area of Development – Health/Health Practices: Personal and Social Responsibility

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