Hand washing story book

Reading a story togetherEverybody loves a good story. 

Download our illustrated hand washing story book to entertain your kids with a fun tale that also teaches some important lessons about hand washing.

Follow Janey on her exciting day, so you and your child can help to remind Janey when she should be washing her hands.

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Did you know?

 
  • "Handwashing is one of the most important ways of preventing the spread of illness"

  • "Regular hand washing can reduce absenteeism amongst school children"

  • "Our hands carry a mixture of both good and bad bacteria"

  • "Most of the bacteria our hands pick up live on fingertips and under our nails"

  • "Washing with water alone doesn't guarantee that bad bacteria are removed"

  • "Good bacteria act as our personal shield against unwanted bacteria"

  • "Many bacteria can survive on surfaces for several months"

  • "The skin has its own natural defences against bad bacteria"

 

Find out more about good hand hygiene

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Our schools programme, helping school kids learn how, when and why they need to wash their hands.