Ashlea’s Mini Plan: The Human Body

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Ashlea, age 4 (almost 5)

Current Interests: reading, art, playdough

Science: “the human body”


Human Body Recommendations:

  1. Read The Usborne Big Book of the Body with its great fold-out flaps. Trace Ashlea’s outline and let her draw the different parts of the body inside. Use these free vocabulary cards and/or printables, if you like.
  2. Explore the human body using a puzzle or magnetic toy. (see below)
  3. Learn about the importance of our bones with this fun playdough activity:

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Recommended Resources for Learning About the Human Body:

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Usborne makes beautiful books for young children. This is my STEM-lover’s favorite book about the human body!

Preschoolers and primary grade students need hands-on opportunities to learn more about the body. A magnetic set or puzzle will be perfect for child-led learning!

Rachel and the Treeschoolers is the best early science program for toddlers and preschoolers. This human body episode incorporates music, sign language, and lots of learning!

This fun matching puzzle brings in a literacy component to an anatomy unit study, with a self-checking component to increase confidence and independence.


Do you want even more activities? Check out our Family Activity Guide with 40 lessons for kids ages 2-6.

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Human Body Personalized Learning Plan