Hand Washing Awareness WeekBulletin Board Resources
Use the signs and posters featured here to remind your students and staff about the importance of hand washing.
Did You Wash Em? How to Wash Video
Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Provides a short online video detailing proper hand washing procedures.
Food, Hands and Bacteria
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service.
Demonstrates the spread of bacteria from hands, gloves, and other sources, using photos of agar plates during different stages of bacterial growth.
TNF. TeensHealth from Nemours.
Get the facts and statistics on hand washing, including how to wash your hands correctly. Features a demonstration video.
Health in Your Hands
The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap.
Includes a Handwashing Handbook, a handwashing quiz, and a public service announcement, available in English and Spanish.
Help Us Keep You Healthy: Handwashing Resources
Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services.
A collection of resources and lessons about handwashing for parents, teachers, day care providers, and children from kindergarten to 6th grade.
Infection Prevention Online Course: Handwashing
Online course includes case studies, tips and educational activities, and three mini-posters.
It's a SNAP
School Network for Absenteeism Prevention
An initiative for middle schools that's designed to help keep students in school by improving overall health through promoting clean hands.
NSF Scrub Club
Extensive hand washing site for children featuring songs, videos, games, a villain gallery of common bacteria, and more! Also provides a section for parents and teachers.
Super Scrub and Bubbles
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
Two grime-fighting cartoon characters help teach grades 2 to 4 about the importance of hand washing in a downloadable activity booklet. Site includes links to related activities for pre-K through 6th graders.
Wash Your Hands: Educating the School Community
National Food Service Management Institute.
Includes a variety of booklets, videos, and posters.