Area of Development – Health/Health Practices: Self Help and Safety

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

  • Begins to perform self-help skills independently
    • Uses the toilet independently
    • Puts on own hat, coat
    • Washes and dries hands with verbal prompts and support
    • Unties shoes, buttons, and unbuttons with little or no assistance
  • Follows basic health and safety rules
    • Asks permission before leaving the room
    • Knows basic safety rules and follows them with verbal reminder
    • Begins to look both ways before crossing the street
    • Begins to understand how to dial 911 for emergency
    • begins to avoid dangers such as hot stoves and sharp knives

Related Storytime Shares:

Health/Health Practices: Self Help and Safety 1 (Independence and Getting Dressed)

Health/Health Practices: Self Help and Safety 2 (Safety)

Health/Health Practices: Self Help and Safety 3 (Staying Safe)

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