As gross as it sounds, getting kids to wash their hands can be a bit of a challenge. One teacher came up with a fun and easy way to encourage her students to wash their hands. Her idea is winning over the internet.
Public health officials maintain that regular hand washing is one the best and easiest ways to protect yourself from the virus.
At school, kids come into contact with a lot of germs from other students and their environment. It’s also difficult for teachers to monitor every student and make sure that they have washed their hands properly.
Shauna Woods is a third grade teacher at Hallsville Schools in Hallsville, Missouri. While she has always been a big promoter of personal hygiene for her students, she wanted to come up with a way to entice her kids to wash their hands more frequently.