Counselor’s Corner

Hygiene You Stink! By Julia Cook

This week students learned about the importance of good hygiene through Julia Cook’s fun story of Hygiene You Stink! The story uses silverware as the characters, while it explains the importance of regular bathing, tooth brushing, and other screen-shot-2016-11-11-at-8-54-25-amhygiene-related issues. Positive personal hygiene does impact our relationships with others. Please encourage your child to bath, shower, and brush their teeth on a regular basis. Here are some great websites to aid in this area.

http://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/teen-hygiene#1

http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/hygiene_-_cyh.html

http://www.kidpointz.com/parenting-articles/elementary-school/kids-health-safety/

https://www.empoweringparents.com/article/poor-hygiene-in-children-my-kid-stinks-help/

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/hygiene-help.html?WT.ac=p-ra#catbody-basics

Sara Le Blanc, Elementary School Counselor, MPCSD

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