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  1. 1. By Megan Daugherty
  2. 2. Click on different pictures to learn about good hygiene!
  3. 3. Brushing Your Teeth! <ul><li>Dentists recommend that adults and children brush their teeth at least twice a day, floss everyday, and go see the dentist regularly! </li></ul><ul><li>You must brush your teeth to remove all the food and sticky bacteria, called plaque, from your teeth! </li></ul><ul><li>While brushing your teeth, you must always be sure to use toothpaste, and toothpaste with fluoride is what helps to prevent cavities. (Goss, & Inga, 2008) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Brushing Your Teeth! <ul><li>Step One: Get out your toothbrush and toothpaste (with flouride!) </li></ul><ul><li>Step Two: Wet your toothbrush, and add a pea-sized amount of toothpaste to it. </li></ul><ul><li>Step Three: Hold your brush at a 45 degree angle to the gumline (Goss, & Inga, 2008). </li></ul><ul><li>Step Four: Gently brush in short, little circular motions. </li></ul><ul><li>Step Five: Continue step four for two minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Step Six: Spit out toothpaste and rinse your mouth! </li></ul><ul><li>Step Seven: Repeat process again at least once more throughout the day (Goss, & Inga, 2008). </li></ul>
  5. 5. Brushing Your Teeth! <ul><li>1. Why must you brush your teeth? </li></ul><ul><li>To remove plaque </li></ul><ul><li>To keep teeth healthy </li></ul><ul><li>All of the Above </li></ul><ul><li>2. How often does the dentist recommend you brush? </li></ul><ul><li>Once a day </li></ul><ul><li>Twice a day </li></ul><ul><li>Once a week </li></ul><ul><li>. What is the ideal way to brush your teeth? </li></ul><ul><li>Back and Forth </li></ul><ul><li>Up and Down </li></ul><ul><li>In short, circular motions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Wrong! <ul><li>This is not the correct way that you should brush your teeth! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Wrong again! <ul><li>This is also not the correct answer! Try again! </li></ul>
  8. 8. GREAT JOB! <ul><li>This is the proper way to brush your teeth to ensure maximum cleanliness! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Not quite! <ul><li>This answer is good, but this is not the correct recommendation from dentists! </li></ul>
  10. 10. CORRECT! <ul><li>Dentists recommend you brush your teeth AT LEAST two times daily to prevent cavities and plaque buildup! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Wrong! <ul><li>Once a week is most definitely not as often as you should brush! Try Again! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Close! <ul><li>While this is one of the main reasons, there is also a better answer! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Close! <ul><li>This answer is a very close one! Keeping your mouth healthy is a great choice! But there is one that is even better! </li></ul>
  14. 14. CORRECT! <ul><li>This is the best answer! We brush our teeth so that we can remove plaque, but also so that we can keep ourselves and our mouths happy and healthy! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Washing Your Hands! <ul><li>Washing your hands is a very important part of staying clean and healthy. This is how we try to prevent the spread of disease and germs to others! </li></ul><ul><li>Clean water and soap is the best way to keep your hands clean. However, if clean water is not available, use soap and whatever available water. If soap is not an option, use an alcohol based sanitizer. (Center for Disease, 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>We will learn the best times and ways to wash your hands to keep yourself and others around you healthy! </li></ul>
  16. 16. Washing Your Hands! <ul><li>Hands should be washed before: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eating food </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Caring for someone who is sick </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dealing with an open wound </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hands should be washed after: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using the bathroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changing a child’s diaper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blowing your nose/sneezing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Touching an animal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Touching garbage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dealing with an open wound </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Steps to properly washing hands: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1: Wet hands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2: Apply soap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3: Rub hands together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4: Lather soap and scrub hands thoroughly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5: Continue washing hands for 20 seconds or longer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6: Rinse hands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7: Dry hands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Center for Disease, 2010) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Washing Your Hands! <ul><li>Why must your wash your hands? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To waste water and soap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To keep hands clean and prevent spread of germs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To make the CDC happy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When is a good time to wash your hands? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After using the bathroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After touching garbage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How long should you continue washing your hands? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For at least 20 seconds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For at least 20 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For 10 seconds only </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. CORRECT! <ul><li>This is the correct way to wash your hands! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Wrong! <ul><li>This is too long to wash your hands! </li></ul>
  20. 20. Wrong! <ul><li>This is not the recommended length of washing your hands as advised by the CDC. </li></ul>
  21. 21. This is Correct! <ul><li>Washing your hands is a great way to keep your own body healthy and it’s also a great way to prevent the spread of germs and disease! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Incorrect! <ul><li>This is not the correct reason to wash your hands! </li></ul>
  23. 23. Try Again! <ul><li>This is not the appropriate reason why hands should be washed! </li></ul>
  24. 24. Almost! <ul><li>This is a great choice, but it is not the BEST choice! </li></ul>
  25. 25. Close! <ul><li>This is another great answer, but there is a better one! </li></ul>
  26. 26. Right! <ul><li>This is the best choice for when hands should be washed! </li></ul>
  27. 27. Taking A Bath! <ul><li>Taking a bath or a shower is a very important part of being hygienic! </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for bathing are very similar to the reasons to wash your hands. You need to bathe to be able to get rid of germs that can cause illnesses. Bathing is also important for us to keep all parts of our body clean. </li></ul><ul><li>Bathing can be quick, or it can be relaxing! You can bathe by taking a shower, or by taking a bath in a tub! </li></ul><ul><li>Bathing also helps you not be so stinky!  (&quot;Bathing,&quot; 2011) </li></ul>
  28. 28. Taking A Bath! <ul><li>Healthy bathing techniques: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bathe regularly (every few days) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be sure to use soap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Shampoo (and conditioner if desired!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be sure water is not too hot </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Safety Tips/Hazards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be sure if taking a bath that you or the child you are bathing doesn’t submerge their head under the water. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Swimmer’s Ear can result from water in the ears. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infections can occur if water is not clean enough </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Falling can happen due to wet feet and wet floors; be sure to step out very carefully! (&quot;Bathing,&quot; 2011) </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Taking A Bath! <ul><li>What is a good reason for bathing? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To get rid of germs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To make your parents happy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To keep away odors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is a correct healthy bathing technique? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bathe only once a month </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use extra hot water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use soap and shampoo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is one safety tip? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be sure to step out carefully to prevent falling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use expensive shampoo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use extra body wash </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Incorrect! <ul><li>Using expensive shampoo may help your hair, but it will not help your safety! </li></ul>
  31. 31. Wrong! <ul><li>Extra hot water is not healthy! It can burn you! </li></ul>
  32. 32. Try again! <ul><li>Bathing once a month is not the correct answer! </li></ul>
  33. 33. This is correct! <ul><li>Getting rid of germs is a reason for bathing! </li></ul>
  34. 34. This is also correct! <ul><li>Parents are happy when kids (and adults!) take baths or showers! </li></ul>
  35. 35. Correct! <ul><li>Taking a bath or shower is a great way to eliminate body odors! </li></ul>
  36. 36. Correct! <ul><li>Bathing using soap and shampoo is a healthy technique! </li></ul>
  37. 37. Correct! <ul><li>Stepping out of the bath or shower carefully is a great safety tip! </li></ul>
  38. 38. Incorrect! <ul><li>This is not the correct answer! </li></ul>
  39. 39. Conclusion <ul><li>This was a very informative project! I never thought I would be able to figure this out but it was much easier than I thought. I realized how useful this can be for kids in a classroom setting! I also realized that this is a great way to keep children’s attention in a very creative way. Kids attention spans aren’t as long as sometimes we’d like, but this was a great way for using creativity to keep their attention. I also realized that this is much simpler to put together than I originally thought! It’s a great tool to use for a classroom! </li></ul>
  40. 40. References <ul><ul><li>Bathing . (2011, January 7). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathing#Reasons_for_bathing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Center for Disease Control and Prevention, (2010). Handwashing: clean hands save lives Atlanta, GA: Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Goss, L, & Inga, C. (2008, October). Taking care of your teeth . Retrieved from http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/take_care/teeth.html# </li></ul>