What's Inside of Me?

What's Inside of Me? craft

When kids focus on what's inside their bodies, they begin to understand their amazing anatomy and realize ways that all humans are the same.

  • 1.

    Choose a smooth, hard surface with enough space for you to lie down. Cover the area with newspaper.

  • 2.

    Unroll newsprint paper the length of your body and tape it down with masking tape. Or open several paper grocery bags and tape them together, making a space big enough for you to lie on.

  • 3.

    Carefully lie on your back on top of the paper. Ask an adult or a friend to trace the outline of your body with Crayola® Washable Markers. Stand up slowly so the paper doesn't rip.

  • 4.

    With Crayola® Markers, and/or Crayons, draw the parts of your body that you don't see, such as your blood, bones, heart, and brain. Look in books, on the Internet, or talk with grown-ups about what's inside of you.