Teaching Personal Hygiene to Kids

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Kids love playing and because they are fond of playing they are highly susceptible to picking up germs. It is important that your kids know more about personal hygiene since prevention is better than cure. You can teach hygiene through games.

Some children only rinse their hands quickly under water, if they wash at all. But hands should be scrubbed with an antibacterial soap for at least 15 to 20 seconds, as recommended by the CDC. Sprinkle glitter on your child's hands and challenge him off to wash the glitter with soap and water. Because glitter is naturally sticky, it will take up to 30 seconds to scrub the glitter away. Full Article