Being healthy

Sometimes we don’t like it when people tell us what to do! Listen to this poem about being clean and healthy.


Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the poem and do the activities.


Being healthy

Mum says I have to brush my teeth

In the morning and at night.

They look and taste much better

But I hate it when she’s right.


Dad says I have to take a bath

And wash my body well.

I do feel nice and clean and fresh

But now he’s right as well!


My brother says I have to wash

My hands to keep them clean.

He’s right, my fingers feel so good

Without dirt in between.


My sister says I have to eat

Some vegetables each day.

She’s right, I have more energy

To run and walk and play.


I feel more healthy and I’ve got

Much better teeth and skin.

Don’t tell them that I think they’re right –

I hate it when they win!


Gillian Craig


Do you like this poem? What do you and your family do to stay healthy? Tell us about it!

Average: 4.7 (24 votes)

Submitted by SilentPlastic99 on Fri, 31/03/2023 - 17:52


Hello guys,
I wash the food and do sport.

Submitted by DoctorPopSong on Fri, 10/02/2023 - 09:22


In my family, I am the only person to like staying healthy. I mean, it is vital to me, and I am very worried about it. Eating vegetables, doing activities, and taking showers are not very crucial for others.

Submitted by ProfessorFootCarrot on Sat, 05/02/2022 - 06:26

I like this poem because I like healthy food and this poem will help me to remember some healthy things this is the number 8th poem I had never ever heard!

Submitted by GreenRose300 on Wed, 17/03/2021 - 12:57

I like this poem, I like healthy food

Submitted by StarryJewel900 on Mon, 24/08/2020 - 22:16

I love vegetables it so good. You should it a lot of vegetables.

Submitted by MissGoldWerewolf on Wed, 01/07/2020 - 14:28

i like healthy food . i like this poem a lot . it is nice and too good..!!!!~!

Submitted by BluePianoBear on Mon, 06/04/2020 - 21:22

Do you like this poem - I do What do you and your family do to stay healthy - my dad and mom say to eat vegetable I do not like it but it’s ok my parent’s say to take a bath all day I do not like it but it’s okay

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