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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Encourage children to wash their hands

16 March 2020
Child hands washing under a running tap

Public Health England have created a fun sing along video to encourage children to wash their hands. Please feel free to share this with your classes and parents.

How to wash your hands properly

Wash your hands often for 20 seconds using soap and hot water.

Watch this short NHS video 

The NHS also has a handwashing song to teach children how to wash their hands

Public Health England recommends everyone to wash their hands:

  • before eating
  • after coughing or sneezing
  • using the toilet
  • using public transport