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80% of infectious diseases can be spread by hands and contaminated surfaces (PHAC 2009). Handwashing can reduce GI Illness (vomiting and diarrhea) by 31% and respiratory illnesses (cold and flu) by 21% (Aiello et al 2008)


Elementary Years Quick Guide

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Middle Years & High school Quick Guide

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 Handwashing Videos

Wash Your Hands

Kids How to Wash


Handwashing & Germ Lessons

Outsmart Germs Germs Everywhere Teacher Guide.pdf
Outsmart Germs Germs Everywhere.pptx
How to wash Lesson Glo-germ/Flax & Oil


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​Other Activities to Reinforce Handwashing

Handwashing Pledge (PreK - Grade. 3)
Apple Observation experiment (PreK - Gr 6 Science)
Cells Alive! Watch Bacteria grow (Gr. 3-12 Science)
The Story of BAC & RUS (Gr. 3-6 ELA)
Name That Germ (Gr. 3-6 Health)
Hand Sanitizer Covers (PreK - Gr-12 Art)
Germ Tag (Gr. 3-6 Phys. Ed)
Handwashing Books (PreK-Gr. 3)
Class Projects for Middle years & High School
Bulletin Board Ideas.pdf


Handwashing Posters

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Contact us to inquire about Germ Smart resources or to order FREE posters!





Last Modified: Sunday, March 3, 2019 |
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