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20 Ideas to Make Hand Washing for Kids FUN!

With the spread of the flu and germs, we are all becoming more aware of the need to make sure everyone is washing their hands frequently and thoroughly!  Keep your family as safe as possible with these 30 clever ideas for making Hand Washing for Kids FUN!

20+ Ways to make Hand Washing FUN! With the spread of the coronavirus we are all becoming more aware of the need to make sure everyone is washing their hands frequently and thoroughly!  Keep your family as safe as possible from the COVID-19 with these 20 clever ideas for making Hand Washing for Kids FUN!

Hand Washing for Kids

As adults, we know that one of the best way to stop the spread of illness is to was our hands, but it’s not always easy to get our children washing their hands too. Use these hand washing activities for preschoolers to keep germs at bay all winter long.

This list includes more than 20 hand wash activities with some great information and ideas for teaching students about why it’s important to wash their hands, as well as how to wash their hands properly. There are some fun science experiments and other hands on activities, some awesome free printables, some fabulous DIY soaps to make, and lots of ways we can make hand washing fun for kids.

Whether you are a parent, teacher, homeschoolers, daycare, church program, extra curriculular sponsor, or grandparent – you will want to use some of these resources and ideas to keep children washing hands throughout flu season. These ideas are great for toddlers, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, middle school and even high school students.

tons of fun, clever Hand Wash Activities for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergartners, and children of all ages at home and school

Hand Wash Activities

Teach your kids why it is so important to wash their hands, and the correct procedure for hand washing, with these fun, hands-on activities as you are hand washing for preschoolers. These hand washing activities for toddlers are outrageous.

20+ FREE Wash yoru hands posters

Hand Washing Posters

Download and print these free printable, hand washing posters and fun activities to remind kids to wash their hands. There are lots of wash your hands sign funny for you to print and post by your bathroom and kitchen sinks! You may want to consider laminating your hand washing printable as things around the sink tend to get splashed on!

so many fun, clever recipes to show you How to Make Homemade Soap; perfect for when the stores run out of hand soap and hand sanitizer with the coronavirus

How to Make Homemade Soap

Whether you are looking for a cool and crazy soaps to make with your kids to make washing hands fun or if your local store is out of spa, hand sanitizer, and other cleaning supplies, these homemade soap recipes make washing your hands super fun!

  • Unicorn Horn Soap Project from STEAM Powered Family.
    Make this gorgeous soap and learn about germs and hand washing too!
  • Homemade Rainbow Soap from Art Bar Blog.
    This gorgeous soap is so colorful and fun, and easy to make with the kids.
  • Mermaid Whipped Soap from Natural Beach Living.
    This homemade soap is almost too pretty to use!
  • Treat Soap from Kids Activities Blog.
    The more you wash with this soap the closer you are to getting the treat! Genius!
  • Soap Jellies from STEAM Powered Family.
    Kids will love these sparkly, jiggley, squishy, playable soaps.
  • DIY Soap Dough from Mama Papa Bubba.
    This soft, mouldable, soap is so fun to wash with.

With all these fabulously fun hand washing ideas, the kids will actually enjoy washing their hands, and we’ll all be doing our part to reduce the spread of illness.

Happy hand washing!

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And just in case you are one of the millions of moms, dads, and grandparents whose schools are closing as a result of the pandemic. We can help! We have over 300,000 FREE worksheets for kidsand fun educational activities  arranged by grade and by subject so your kids will not fall behind in school, they will have fun learning at home, they will have a sense of purpose (kids NEED routine!), and you will create fun memories too. Whether you grab one of our free printable worksheets to give to kids to work on their own, or opt for a fun hands- on activity – kids will have fun with school closings!

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About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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