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Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

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Version I

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes,
Knees and Toes
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes,
Knees and Toes

And Eyes   and Ears and Mouth and Nose
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes


Or maybe you remember Version II best!

(Tune of London Bridge)

 

From the Inside Out—Help your middle‐school students learn about the structures of the musculoskeletal and skin systems, the interactions, between these body systems, and the factors that influence their functions, using the curriculum supplement Looking Good, Feeling Good from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases .

U.S. National Physical Activity Plan 
This comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives aims to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population. The Plan is the product of a private-public sector collaborative. Hundreds of organizations are working together to change our communities in ways that will enable every American to be sufficiently physically active.

Head and shoulders, knees and toes,
Knees and toes,
Knees and toes,
Head and shoulders, knees and toes,
It's my body

Eyes and ears and mouth and nose,
Mouth and nose,
Mouth and nose,
Eyes and ears and mouth and nose,
It's my body

Ankles, elbows, feet and seat,
Feet and seat,
Feet and seat,
Ankles, elbows, feet and seat,
It's my body