This little girl's hand-washing routine would be aided by some fun soap -- and a step stool.
At TSL Adventures, we’re crazy about cleanliness, grumpy about germs.
We’re sure you are in your home, too. But how do you get your preschoolers, as well as your older children, to learn good hand-washing techniques? By making it fun through use of entertaining soaps -- yes there is such a thing -- and a song.
The Centers for Disease Control says that clean hands are vital for kids to avoid getting sick and then spreading their germs to other kids. Using soap and water to scrub hands is the first step in stopping the spread of disease. The CDC says children should be taught to wash their hands this way. Even young children should learn early to develop a lifetime of good habits.
Here’s the statistics on how good hand washing can reduce the chance of disease, from the CDC. And here are the organization's tips on how to get your kids to excel in hand washing.