Clean Cuts

Clean Cuts craft

A hug, kiss, and bandage often take little hurts away. This activity helps children learn how to take healthy care of their boo-boos.

  • 1.

    Have you ever had a little cut, scrape, or bruise? Do you remember how an adult took care of it? With a grown-up, talk about how to treat a cut. Read a basic First Aid and Safety Book together to learn about germs or bacteria. Why is it so important to clean and cover broken skin?

  • 2.

    On white construction paper, trace your hand (ask an adult to help) with Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils. Add other body parts such as legs and feet to fill the page.

  • 3.

    Color in the hands and legs on the paper with Crayola Multicultural Markers. Dry.

  • 4.

    Make believe you have washed some imaginary scratches. Use Crayola Washable Super Tips Fine Line Markers to draw bandages on your pretend owies. Decorate the bandages with markers or Crayola MiniStampers.