The Importance of Teaching your Child Personal Hygiene
Date Posted:17 March 2020
Personal hygiene is an important form of self-care that will ensure that your child will lead a healthy life. Forming good hygiene practice from early childhood can have a positive effect on your child’s growth and development. Your child will also learn to be independent and boost their confidence and self-esteem.
For children, the basics of good personal hygiene include:
- Covering their nose and/or mouth when coughing or sneezing
- Regular baths or showers
- Brushing and flossing their teeth
The best way to teach your child is to lead by example. Remember to wash your hands after doing any of the above activities and your child will follow suit. By teaching your child to wash their hands and keep themselves clean, it also teaches them to practice social responsibility.
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