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Wash Your Hands! Campaign


Handwashing is the single most important action you can take to protect against illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The following tools have been developed to promote handwashing with these settings:

Materials

    Wash My Hands Song

    Children can sing while washing hands to the tune of Row, Row, Row Your Boat. Singing it three times takes 20 seconds, the right amount of time to wash.

    Wash, wash, wash my hands
    Make them nice and clean
    Rub the bottoms and the tops
    And fingers in between

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