Washing Hands

Did you know that washing your hands can keep you from getting sick? In this movie, you’ll learn about germs and how to wash your hands the right way—with soap and warm water. You'll also learn when you should wash your hands, like before and after eating, after playing with a pet, and after going to the bathroom. How long should you take to wash your hands? Watch the movie to find out!

Washing Hands Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about how to wash hands properly. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Washing Hands. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning.  See more »

Washing Hands Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about how to wash hands properly. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Washing Hands topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »