Personal image and self-esteem are important at any age. The younger children learn how to have a positive self-esteem, the more likely they will be to believe in themselves as they age. Personal hygiene increases self esteem and is an important way to maintain health. This curriculum is full of ways for children to learn how to be healthy. However, if they do not believe they can implement the skills they learn in this curriculum, they will not practice healthy habits on their own.