On this website is a collection of songs/videos that can be used to teach students about community helpers. These songs are great for preschool and Kindergarten students.
This is an introduction to community helpers, after learning about what a community is. Students will be able to identify different types of helpers that are in the community and explain how these jobs benefit the community.
An interesting lesson about our very special community helpers. Teach your students how important each job is for our safety and health. Encourage them to think about what they would like to be when they grow up.
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Daniel goes to the doctor for his regular checkup. Before his visit, he's feeling a little uneasy. Daniel and Mom Tiger talk, draw and play about some of the things that might happen at Dr. Anna's office. This video can be played during a lesson on community health helpers.
A young boy, Will, is going in for a check-up. This video clip from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood takes the viewer from the waiting room, through the examination of Will's height, weight, eyesight, reflexes and more! After watching this clip, children will know what to expect when visiting the doctor. This video can be played when teaching a lesson on community health helpers.
After Daniel's check-up with Doctor Anna, it's time for him to get a shot. Teach kids about the check-up process and remind them that they can think of something happy when they are going to get a shot. This video can be played during a lesson on community health helpers.
Lily's father takes her to the doctor to get a checkup and a shot. Help kids understand the full process of going to the doctor and getting a shot. Remind kids that when they are scared they can think of something happy. This video can be played during a lesson on community health helpers.
This free video resource from PBS LearningMedia teaches students the importance of visiting the dentist. Like any new experience, going to the dentist can be scary for young children. In this video, two brothers take us on a trip to the dentist that explains what is happening at every step. The older brother introduces the people who work in the office, describes their jobs, and explains how each instrument is used.
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This free resource from KidsHealth is informational material about going to the dentist. Students learn the importance of visiting a dentist, what a dentist does, and how often visits should be scheduled. Brushing and flossing are important, but students also need to visit their dentist regularly to keep their teeth strong and healthy.
This free resource from KidsHealth is informational material on going to the doctor. The resource contains links to videos and interactives for additional information. Students learn going to the doctor is a chance for the doctor to see that they are growing and developing normally. It's also a chance for their parents to talk with the doctor about any issues, such as safety or nutrition, so they can help them stay healthy.
And going to the doctor gives students a chance to ask any questions they might have about their health. Students might wonder when they will grow taller for instance, or if they weigh the right amount.