Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 6

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Physical & Health Education 

Topic: Care of the body.

Content: General body cleanliness

Specific Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to:

  • Explain and demonstrate how to wash hands and take a bath
  • Explain and demonstrate how to brush teeth

Instructional Materials:

  • Water
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Towel


Content Development: General Body Cleanliness

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Washing Hands10 minutesExplanation and DemonstrationExplain the importance of washing hands with soap and clean waterObserve and listen attentively
Step 2: Taking a Bath15 minutesExplanation and DemonstrationShow how to take a bath properly, emphasizing the need to clean all body partsObserve and listen attentively
Step 3: Brushing Teeth10 minutesExplanation and DemonstrationExplain the importance of brushing teeth and demonstrate the proper techniqueObserve and listen attentively
Evaluation5 minutesQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the lesson content to assess understandingRespond to questions
Note Copying5 minutesCopyingCopy the important note into their notebooksCopy the note into their notebooks


Care of the Body – General body cleanliness:

  • Care of the body refers to the practices and habits that help maintain cleanliness and hygiene of the entire body.
  • It involves taking care of one’s body by ensuring cleanliness in various aspects, such as washing hands, taking regular baths, and brushing the teeth.

General body cleanliness

  1. Wash your hands with soap and clean water.
  2. Take your bath regularly, ensuring to clean all body parts.
  3. Brush your teeth at least twice a day using a toothbrush and toothpaste.


Ask the pupils the following questions to evaluate the lesson:

  1. What are the two things you need to wash your hands?
  2. How often should you brush your teeth?
  3. Why is it important to take a bath?

Teaching Aids:

  • Water
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Towel

Note to Teachers:

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style and curriculum or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 27, 2023