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Thorpe Lea Primary School

'A dedicated community working together, nurturing a safe, happy school where all children can achieve their potential'

My Body

Trips & Places to visit:

  • Doctors - Keeping healthy
  • Dentist check up - Keeping healthy
  • Visit the gym or go for a swim - Keeping healthy
  • Museum - compare skeletons of different animals, look at different cultures, art (pictures of people)


Activities to to do at home:

  • Sing 'Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes', 'Dem Bones' and/or 'This Little Piggy'
  • Keeping Heathy - Talk about why we brush our teeth, wash our hands and/or keep clean
  • Sock puppets
  • Finger/hand/feet painting
  • I spy ... Play describing body part, for example, "I spy with my little eye something we have two of, they help us walk and go into socks


Cooking ideas:

  • Thumb print cookies - using your favourite biscuit/cookie recipe encourage the children to press a thumb print into the mix and bake
  • Happy, Healthy Faces - Use fruit and/or vegetables to create happy faces