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Making hand washing posters

(8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Hand washing is important for child health and developing self care skills. These posters are fun and educational to make and help kids learn the importance of handwashing.
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Hand washing game: Hot potato with soap

(3 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Hot potato is an old favourite with kids. Use a bar of soap as the hot potato and it’s a fun way to teach kids about hand washing. They’ll also improve their motor skills...

Hand washing facilities for children

(2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Hand washing facilities include all the equipment and products used to wash your hands. To encourage children to wash their hands and to ensure that they get them hygienically clean each time they wash,...

How should toddlers and children wash their hands?

(2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Washing hands is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of diseases. While your child might come and tell you they’ve washed their hands after simply splashing them in water, a quick...

Hand washing

(7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Hand washing is amongst the best things you and your children can do to prevent diseases like diarrhea and the flu. However, children need help and guidance to learn how to do it properly...

Hand washing games and activities

(10 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Hand washing games and activities make hand washing fun, and make it more likely your child will wash their hands. You can use games to teach your children how germs spread from a person’s...

Glitter germs

(8 votes, average: 4.38 out of 5)
Age 2 – 8 years Duration of activity About 10 minutes. Materials/equipment Glitter Soap, running water and hand washing facilities which are appropriate for your child’s age Cost You can pick up a tub of glitter for less than $2 if you...

Hand washing with Dolly

(5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Age 1 – 5 years Duration of activity Up to 15 minutes Materials/equipment A baby doll- one that ‘urinates’ after your child feeds it a bottle is ideal, but if you don’t have one, any doll with hard plastic...

Hand washing star chart

(5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Age 2 – 5 years Duration of activity This activity only lasts a minute but you’ll be able to do it every time your child washes their hands. Materials/equipment Hand washing star chart Small stickers (stars, or another design your...

When should children wash their hands?

(5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Children need to wash their hands regularly throughout the day, to prevent the spread of illnesses. Hands pick up germs throughout the day when a child touches objects (including hard surfaces like benches and...
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