Kids Corner is a collection of fun activities for kids that will help teach and reinforce the importance of lead safety.
One of the most important ways to keep children healthy is to teach them how to avoid lead hazards. Songs reinforce ideas about how to stay lead safe. These songs are designed for children from ages 1 to 5 years old.
Download these five lead prevention songs PDF 38KB written by Mrs. Thelma Young of the Bethel Head Start Program:
- Wash, wash, wash
- Wash Your Hands
- Lead Can Hurt Us
- Staying Healthy
- I’m Healthy When I’m Lead Free
The following suggested questions can be used to reinforce the main ideas in the songs.
Q. What are some of the things we can put in our mouths?
A. Apples, bananas, popsicles, sandwiches, etc.
Q. What are some of the things we should not put in our mouths?
A. Toys, pencils, crayons, snow, etc.
Q. What kind of chips can be put in our mouths?
A. Apple chips, bagel chips, potato chips, etc.
Q. What kinds of chips should we not put in our mouths?
A. Paint chips, wood chips, rock chips, etc.
Q. What should we do before we eat?
A. Wash our hands.
Q. What are some of the good things you can eat to make you big and strong?
A. Answer: Milk, yogurt, fruit, fish, chicken, and broccoli.
Q. What should we do if we see a friend, brother, or sister picking things up off of the floor and putting them in their mouths?
A. Stop them.
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Updated on: October 12, 2018