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Children are always looking for new information to soak up. They have so many questions about the world, their surroundings and especially their own bodies. As children grow up, they start to recognize that they can run, play, laugh, and sing. As they develop and become more curious about their bodies, it's necessary to teach them about body parts for Kids. While learning what their body parts do, they can also gain coordination and motor skills that turn out to be useful in their future. 

Several recent studies have determined that kids are kinesthetic by nature. This means that they learn best through experiences that involve touch and the use of their senses. For example, when children complete a learning activity that includes using parts of the body and their movements, they can more easily understand a topic or concept. This kind of physical movement can also have a positive impact on their intellectual growth. These actions are proven to have beneficial effects on them since movement is an essential factor in intellectual growth. 

As soon as they are four to six months old, children start to become aware of themselves. This is a great stage to start introducing body parts vocabulary in their day-to-day life, by creating connections between the words and their bodies. Here you'll find vocabulary to teach your kids about body parts, and also some games and fun activities to help them get more acquainted with the subject.;



Body parts name:


In order to make it easier to learn, let's divide the topic into torso, extremities and internal parts. Let's start!


Torso

It extends from the head to the waist, and it's the most important part of the body. Do you know what parts of the body are located in the torso? Let's learn them! 

hip

waist

side

rib

back

spine

navel/belly button

chest

skin


Extremities

There is somebody that can be found in both legs and arms, like joints or nails. Now, let's see what other body parts are in each of those extremities! 

Arms: look at the names of the body parts that are related to the arms. 

Shoulder - Body parts

shoulder

Body parts for kids - Arms

arms

Body Parts for Kids - Hand

hand


elbow - body parts

elbow

finger - body parts

finger

wrist - body parts

wrist

knuckle - body parts

knuckle

fist


Legs: now... which ones are the parts of a leg?

Leg - Body Parts

leg

Foot - Body parts

foot

feet - body parts

feet (plural)

toe - body parts

toe

thigh - body parts

thigh

calf - body parts

calf

knee - body parts

knee

heel - body parts

heel

ankle - body parts

ankle


Internal Parts of the Body

Last, but not least, the internal parts of the body are the one that can't be seen. However, these parts are in charge of essentials body functions such as transporting the blood, sustaining the body, distributing the oxygen and sending different signals to the brain. 

artery

liver

bone

muscle

nerve

lung

kidneys

blood

vein

heart

stomach

Body Parts Song



Body Parts Printable Flashcards


Body parts cards  Body parts cards 2


If you want to keep learning about body parts, don't forget to check out the Face Parts in English

Happy learning! 

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