Why Wash Your Hands?
Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water.
Hand Washing: Reducing the Risk of Common Infections
Hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections, it is a basic hygiene skill for kids. The earlier a child learns to properly wash his hands, the greater defense he has against germs that may cause illness. For this reason, it is imperative important to teach children to wash their hands at a early age.
The best way to teach anything to young children is by making it fun, making a game out of it, and by making it in a rhythmic child-like song.