All about me is a popular theme in the early childhood classroom. That is because children LOVE to talk about themselves! It is a great way to introduce other academic concepts such as writing. In this lesson, children will draw a picture of themselves, label body parts, and write their name.
All About Me Writing Activity for Young Children
Learning Objective: Draw a person (you) with a minimum of 5 body parts.
Write the first name.
- Chart Paper
- All About Me Cut and Paste Printable
- Large White Paper
- Kids Scissors
- Glue Stick or School Glue
1. Talk about the parts of your body. Sing – HEAD, SHOULDERS KNEES AND TOES.
2. Model how to draw a person using a large chart paper in the front of the room.
3. Demonstrate how to cut and label the parts of the person.
4. Hand each child a large sheet of paper. Have them draw themselves.
*Remind them to sing the song in their heads if they have forgotten to add certain body parts.
* We have a rule that if you are 4 years old, then you need to use a minimum of 4 colors, 5 years old = 5 colors.
5. Cut and paste the words near the body parts. This is called labeling.
6. Write their name on the blank. Paste it to the top or bottom of the page (wherever there is room)
For more All About ME themed activities from the Early Childhood Education Team: