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Personal Hygiene - Hygiene and Nutrition Grade 1 Revision Notes

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Care for the part of the body

Parts of the body


  • Things we use to clean the body:
    • Towel
    • Sponge
    • Toothpaste
    • Handkerchief
    • Pumice stone
  • Pumice stone – is a soft stone for scrubbing the feet.
  • Handkerchief – is a small cloth used to clean the nose?

How to clean our face

  1. Put water in a basin
  2. Close your eyes
  3. Put soap and rub
  4. Rinse your face
  5. Dry with a towel
  6. Dry with a towel

Cleaning the teeth

  1. Wet your brush
  2. Put toothpaste
  3. Brush your teeth up and down, front and back

 12cleaning teeth

  • We clean our teeth using tooth brush/chewed stick, tooth paste, and clean water.
  • Clean your teeth as least two times a day

Washing our hands

  1. Wet your hands
  2. Put some soap
  3. Rub in between and all around
  4. Rinse your hands
  5. Dry with a towel

 13washing our hands

  • We wash our hands after visiting the toilet and before eating.

Washing our feet

  • How to clean feet:
    1. wet your feet
    2. put some soap
    3. scrub your feet
    4. rinse the feet
    5. dry them with a towel
  • Always keep your feet clean and dry keep your nails short

Cleaning our hair, nose and ears

  • we clean our ears with a soft wet cloth
  • we use ear bud to remove wax from the ear
  • we use handkerchief to clean our nose
  • we use soap and wash our hair then we brush it with a hairbrush or comb to make it neat

14hair washing

Washing the hair

  1.  put water in a basin
  2. wet the air
  3. put some soap
  4. rub then rinse
  5. dry and comp
    Learners do an extended activity of washing the doll.


An all the questions

  1.  we use __________ and ________ to clean our hair
  2. we use soap, water and _________to wash our hair
  3. draw two things we use to clean our teeths
  4. name the parts of the body that we clean using the following pictured items



Use of toilets ant latrines


18latrines    19 toilet seat

  1. Learners to name things in each of the following pictures
  2. Ask them the ones found in their homes and school
  3. Discuss with them the importance of making toiles and latrines clean
  4. Each pupil to make a sketch of the type available at their home


  • The latrines are found outside the house
  • Toilets are found inside the house
  • Good use of latrines prevent us from contacting illness
  • We are advice not to go to bush, it is a bad habit


  1. Answer the following questions
  2. After using the toilets, we should________________(talk, flush)
  3. Latrine is to outside the house while toilets is to _________(besides, inside)
  4. Use tissue papers should be _______(reuse, disposed)

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