Comprehensive Health Education in Kindergarten

Personal and Consumer Health


Maryland State Curriculum Content Standard 3:  Students will demonstrate the ability to use consumer knowledge, skills, and strategies to develop sound personal health practices involving the use of health care products, services, and community resources.

Performance Indicators

A. Personal Health Maintenance 


Identify ways to care for your body. 


Identify why it is important to keep your body clean such as preventing diseases, smelling nice, looking nice.


List ways you can keep your body clean such as taking a bath or shower, shampooing hair, washing your hands, wearing clean clothes, and brushing your teeth.


List the proper steps for hand-washing.