Children are often transmitting bacteria and viruses to others. To keep children in the classroom healthy, it is important as a teacher to be informed of good infection control practices and to instill these into children at a very young age so that it becomes second nature.
These lesson plans will help children learn about germs, how to properly wash their hands and understand the importance of hand hygiene. Supplemental activities are included and can be utilized to further develop their knowledge of germs.
Lesson plan #1 – Introduction to Germs
Lesson plan #2 – Hand Hygiene