Not too long ago I was teaching my son about the periodic table and trying to make some of it relevant to him. Something like this would have helped: This Illustrated Periodic Table Shows How We Regularly Interact With Each Element | Mental Floss
It’s a great way of showing that the dozens of elements listed there are things we interact with regularly.
Check out the link for a more detailed version of the chart. (The above image is just an abridged version).