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Human Body Project with Free Printables

Help kids learn about what is under their skin with this fun, interactive, and hands on human body project for kids from toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. This can be a simple life size human body project or use our free printable templates to add bones of the body, organ templates, and more. This engaging science project is EASY and LOW PREP too.

Help kids learn about what is under their skin with this fun, interactive, and hands on human body project for kids from toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. This can be a simple life size human body project or use our free printable templates to add bones of the body, organ templates, and more. This engaging science project is EASY and LOW PREP too. 

Human Body Project

We love making learning fun with hands on educational activities that are as memorable and fun as they are good for teaching kids about science. This epic human body project allows students to learn and review the bones of the body, what the major organs are and where they are located, plus have some fun looking under their skin. This science lesson is fun and adaptable for children from preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, grade 6, and grade 7 students.

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – this fun science project is perfect! Use it for a human anatomy or my body unit in your classroom, as a fun cooperative science activity, to learn more about anatomy for kids, or in any other supplement to your science lesson.

Human Body for Kids

The human body is an amazing thing that kids will be fascinated to learn about. Did you know:

  • Heart beats 100,000 times a day!
  • Color of your skin is determined by the level of pigment melanin your body makes
  • Most adults have 32 teeth
  • Smallest bone in the body is in the middle ear
  • Your nose and ears keep growing your whole life!
  • Everyone has not only a unique fingerprint, but a unique tongue print too!
  • It takes about 12 hours to completely digest food you eat!
  • Infants have 270 bones at birth and only 206 bones as an adult

Kids will love leaning about what is inside their body by making a replica of themselves and taking a peak at the bones and organs inside.

Life Size Human Body Project is such a fun kids activity to learn about the human body for kids

Life Size Human Body Project

Kids of all ages from preschool to kindergarten and elementary age kids will love learning about their body with this FUN, hands-on, and interactive human body project for kids. Plus, it includes free printable human body parts for kids to use to make their anatomy.

kids will trace their bodies on butcher paper to make their own my body project

Human Body Project Ideas

For this parts of the body project ideas have your children lay on a large sheet of butcher paper and trace their body. Cut out their shape. For really young children you can stop here and have them decorate the clothes their body is wearing. You can talk about how clothes protect our bodies.

HINT: Make sure you trace them on a table or hard floor instead of carpet.

this human body model project is fun to print and use for kids to make their own skeleton

Human Body Model Project

Next in this human body activities for 2nd grade, put the skeletal system together so your child can see what is under their skin – bones!

  • Print the free template below (the template is the perfect size for most kids 8-12 years old, for kids 4-7 just print at 85% size under print options)
  • Cut out the bones in the printable
  • Glue bones on the cut-out.

kids will have fun practicing labeling the bones in the body with this fun science project for kids

To help my kids learn the name of the bones, I had them write the names of the bones on their body. For younger students you don’t need to learn all the names. You may just learn a few or none, but the visual is amazing. Have them press on their arm and ask if they can feel the hard bone under their skin that is holding their body together.
We used this free printable Skeletal System Book to learn about and label the bones.
  • Skull – including the jaw bone
  • Spine – cervical, thoracic and lumbar vertebrae, sacrum and tailbone (coccyx)
  • Chest – ribs and breastbone (sternum)
  • Arms – shoulder blade (scapula), collar bone (clavicle), humerus, radius and ulna
  • Hands – wrist bones (carpals), metacarpals and phalanges
  • Pelvis – hip bones
  • Legs – thigh bone (femur), kneecap (patella), shin bone (tibia) and fibula
  • Feet – tarsals, metatarsals and phalanges.
kids will have learning about the 206 bones in their body with this fun science projects for kids of all ages

Human Body Project for Kids

Students will have learning about the 206 bones in their body with this fun science projects for kids of all ages!
HINT: We like to print a enlarged picture of their face to put over their cranium to identify each of the skeletons. Kids think it is hilarious!
grab these free printable human body parts for kids to learn where major organs go

Printable Human Body Parts for Kids

Next, print your pdf file with a pack of free human body printables. This will take this human body project a step farther to teach kids about the organs in their bodies. Print in color these free printable human body parts for kids at the bottom of this post, then cut out the organs. Each one is labeled on the print out.

learn about the major organs in your body by putting together this life size puzzle of human anatomy for kids

Human Anatomy for Kids

Students will then add the organs with glue or tape to their skeletal system. This is like a giant life-size puzzle that will help then them learn about human anatomy with an EPIC science activity for kids of all ages!

this is such a fun human body activity for preschool, prek, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students

The organ printables included for children to learn about are: lungs, kidney, heart, bladder, large intestine, small intestine, stomach, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, brain, skin, and eyes.

learn about the organs in the body for kids with this clever and outrageously fun activity

Our completed activity allows kids to visualize the human body for kids! This zany, outrageously fun science project will be one kids remember their whole life!

this outrageously FUN human body preschool project using free printables allows kids to learn about what is inside my body

Human Body Preschool

This outrageously FUN human body preschool project using free printables allows kids to learn about what is inside their body. This is perfect for a my body unit for younger kids, anatomy lesson for elementary age kids, human body cut out project, or as part of Classical Conversations Challenge A project.

Learn about the Parts of the Brain for Kids with this fun brain activity for kids and handy brain worksheets! Children will learn about the functions of the brain for kids as part of our human body lesson. Use this brain project with elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th garde students. Simply download pdf file with brain diagram for kids and you are ready to play and learn with hands-on human body activities for kids! This fun, hands-on lungs for kids lesson will help you make a working lungs model for kids using a plastic bottle and balloon. This human body for kids project is great for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th garde, and 7th grade students. We will show you how to make a lung model that will help children understand how this important organ works with a human body activity for kids! Learn about the human heart for kids with this fun lesson on the human body for kids! Kids will learn information, discover how to make a heart model out of playodugh and a working heart science project plus review what you've learned with our free printable heart labeling worksheets. These human body activities for kids are fun for elementary age kids in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, and 7th graders too. Simply download pdf file with label the heart worksheet and you are raedy to learn about the heart for kids! If you are learning about the human body for kids you have probably explores the bones, muscles, and important organs like the heart, brain, and lungs. Now it's time to explore blood for kids! This hands-on activity and EASY blood model is a great visual of what makes up blood while being a silly blood activity for kids at the same time! Your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grad, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders will love this human body activity for kids!

This fun hands-on human body for kids activity is such a fun way to learn about our amazing bodies! These free printable Human Body Playdough Mats are a fun way for kids of all ages to learn about what is inside our body. Children will make a play doh human body with these playdough mats to learn about our  bones, skeletal system, muscles, organs, play doh digestive system, and more! Use these playdough mats as part of a study of the human body for kids study with toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students. Kids will love that they can add the body parts to the free playdough mats making it a truly hands on science activity. ear-science-project skeletal system worksheet Kids will have fun learning about the skeletal system for kids with these fun, hands-on skeletal system project ideas for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders. From Lego brick skeletal system activities and candy skeletal system, to Playdough skeletal system and skeletal system printables - we have lots of creative skeletal system project ideas.

Human Body Activities

We continued exploring the five senses with these grade school and human body preschool activities:

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Science for Kids

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Animal Classifications for Kids Cootie Catchers  This amazing color changing slime is going to blow your mind! This heat sensitive slime will actually change color as your kids touch it because it is heat sensitive! This is a super cool project for kids you MUST TRY! Must try summer activity for kids to add to their summer bucket list  Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Looking for that really cool science experiment for kids that grabs kids attention, teaches, and makes them say WOW! This squishy circuits project is fun and easy to do with a kid-approve Lego theme to keep preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students engaged. All you need are a few simple materials to try this Electricity Science Experiments and you are ready to play and learn! There are so many fun variations for this electricity experiments for kids

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free human body printables for anatomy and biology science for homeschooling

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

37 Comments

  • Thank you for allowing us to download all your activities for free. You have been a blessing to our homeschool. I can’t tell you the number of times your activities or project ideas have been the highlight of our lessons. You truly have made an impact on our homeschool.

  • Thank you so much for letting me find this amazing teaching tool and for your generosity! I’m so excited to get started on this project with my kids!!!

  • This is such a fantastic project!! Since we are not all learning at home I can not thank you enough for allowing this to be a free download! My daughter’s second grade class has started The Human Body chapter and we always love to go a little deeper into the subjects if we can and this is just what we needed!! Bravo to you!!!

  • I’m a student from Belgium and I’m learning to become a teacher (my english isn’t really good) but I just really want to say “Thank you” !!
    You’re work is amazing !
    Thanks from Belgium !

  • Thank you for allowing us to download all your activities for free…
    I am grateful and so are my students…

  • Thank you so much for this! My granddaughter is only 4 1/2 but her mom is a doctor and tells her all about how her body works. She is fascinated with body parts and this will be so much fun for her. She has been cooped up with her dad during the pandemic while her mom works and dad is always looking for more things to keep her active mind occupied!

  • I am so thankful for this. We are doing themed weeks to keep the kids engaged during this quarantine. This will be a great addition to our medical school week and you saved me so much time. I cant thank you enough. I am so greatful!

  • Really excited about this! I’m having a hard time finding the products on your TPT site- is there a direct link you can provide to these printables on TPT? Thanks!

  • Thank you for these wonderful FREE body activities! I am so excited to do these with my 4th and 1st graders.

  • Amazing! I came up with the idea to trace my boys on mural paper for their human body unit in Science then came across your fantastic blog for the skeletal system. I am so SO thankful for this!!

    God bless you!

    • Thank you for allowing us download it 🙂 it’s very helpful for me preparing acitivity for my students learn from home by making project skeleton

  • What a delight to stumble upon this free printable. I can’t wait to share this with my preschooler and kindergartener. Thank you for your generosity!!

  • Thank you for this free printable. I’m really excited to try it with my kids. One thing, I’m having a hard time finding where the pdf file is to print out the skeleton and organs. Could you help me please?

    • Hi Kailey! Scroll to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. There are 2 separate download link - one for the skeleton and a separate one for the organs. Enjoy!

  • Hello,
    I just discovered your site (French containment will have at least had this advantage !). Thank you SOOOOOO MUCH for your web site ! All this help, ideas, … for our kids! It’s amazing !!! Again: thank you so much !

  • Hi! I just wanted to thank you for your website. My daughter and I just finished putting together your life size skeleton and it looks fantastic!! So as a (currently— homeschooling mom), thank you for all your efforts!! Suzy

  • Thank you so much for this free printable. My kids are very happy and excited to know their life size bones like this. And I feel very grateful. Cute ?

  • Thank you so much for these pintables! I so appreciate you offering so many resources for free!! I am new to the homeschool crew & can see your site being a frequent resource for me.

  • Great activity, really love it! I am unable to find the link for the full sized skeletons? Would you be able to link it for me please, thanks!

  • This is wonderful and just what I was looking for! Looking forward to doing this with my kid. Do you happen to also have a muscles printout?

  • Thanks a lot for this free printable. This will be a fun and educating project with my son and useful for my students also.
    He loves to learn about human body parts.
    May your family will always be blessed and happy.

  • Beth, I’m so impressed by the variety of ways you’ve included these human body ideas into your post. I’ve passed it on to my Homeschool Whisperer FB Group families.

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