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Pom Pom Sneeze Pom Pom Cough

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Use pom-poms to visually demonstrate how germs spread through sneezing and coughing when you do not cover the nose or mouth.

Materials Needed:

  • Pom Poms

What to do: 

  • Place pom poms in your hand.
  • Pretend to cough/sneeze and fly the pom poms out in front of you.
  • Tell children that the pom poms are germs. The germs can move easily to your body when touched or if left alone can stay for a long time in one place until cleaned.

Hints and Tips:

  • Discuss coughing/ sneezing etiquette.
  • Discuss germs what they are etc.
  • Best way to get rid of germs.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Small Group (4), Large Group (5 or more)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    Begins to learn about hygiene.

  • Play Based Learning: Sensory Play
  • Interest Areas: Sensory Play
  • Games Categories: Sensory Games, Social and Emotional
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4
  • Sub Outcomes:

    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

Last modified on Saturday, March 28, 2020
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