Handwashing Awareness – Videos & Activities

December 6-12, 2015 is Handwashing Awareness Week. Use these educational videos and activities on hand washing and germ prevention to teach kids why good hand washing habits are important. Good personal hygiene habits help keep you healthy!
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Handwashing Awareness – Videos & Activities

Use videos and activities to teach kids why good hand washing habits are important. Place this handwashing poster by your sink to encourage good personal hygiene.

Handwashing for Young Children

Appropriate Grades: Pre-K–K

Young children will learn about germs and good handwashing practices in this fun video.

Source: Eastern Ontario Health on youtube.com

Length: 3 minutes 7 seconds

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Hand Washing with Sid the Science Kid

Appropriate Grades: Pre-K–1

In this video from PBS Kids, Sid the Science Kid shows kids the proper way to wash their hands to ensure cleanliness and healthiness.

Source: CCBHNet on youtube.com

Length: 4 minutes 10 seconds

Extension Activities

Hand Washing with Soapy the Germinator

Appropriate Grades: 1-3

Soapy the Germinator teaches kids about germs and hand washing in this video. They'll learn how, why, and when to wash their hands.

Source: Ron Turowski on youtube.com

Length: 4 minutes 10 seconds

Extension Activities

Please preview the Closed Captioning (CC) to ensure it is appropriate for your students. These captions are provided by the video publisher and may not represent the spoken content.