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Why is this important?

  • Washing hands kills germs and prevents disease. It is important for young children to understand why washing and not sneezing into their hands will keep them healthy.


Hand Washing

Source: PBS Learning Media


Keep in mind, every child develops at his/her own pace. Talk to your pediatrician if you have questions about your child's development.


Let's Read Together!

Germs Are Not For Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick


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Healthy Habits (PBS Learning Media) 

Germs Germs Go Away - Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (PBS Learning Media)


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