February 1, 2023

Inevitably the time comes when it appears everyone seems to be getting sick – in every single place you go there are runny noses and coughing suits. It’s throughout this time that we remind ourselves, and our little ones, to scrub our fingers typically so we don’t get sick ourselves! We repeat the essential steps: wash with heat water for no less than 20 seconds, get inbetween your fingers and underneath your nails, and don’t overlook to make use of cleaning soap! Little ones would possibly typically have a tough time remembering to do one thing, and sometimes it’s as a result of they don’t perceive the rationale behind it. Caitie believes if we are able to present little ones why we do one thing, like wash our fingers with cleaning soap, they are going to be more likely to recollect to do it, and to take pleasure in doing it! Hurray for completely satisfied, clear fingers! 

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

This straightforward experiment reveals little ones simply how superb cleaning soap is and the way obligatory it’s once we wash our fingers. With out it, our fingers aren’t actually getting clear in any respect! It’s a very enjoyable exercise you may arrange in a couple of minutes utilizing issues you have already got at dwelling. And your kiddos will always remember the cleaning soap whereas washing their fingers once more!


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Issues You Want

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment
  • A baking dish or deep-dish plate
  • Water
  • Cleaning soap
  • Pepper
  • Hand towel 

Steps

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

Fastidiously pour some water into your dish.

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

Shake the pepper into the water till there’s a layer of pepper floating on the floor. 

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

Now we’re going to rigorously dip one in every of our fingers into the water and see what occurs. Earlier than you do that, ask your infant what they assume will occur! Then dip and discover out! 

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

Oh no! You’ll discover the pepper sticks to your finger and makes all of it soiled! The pepper is rather a lot like germs that we would have on our fingers – we need to ensure that we clear them away. Let’s see what occurs once we do the identical factor however this time with a little bit of cleaning soap on our finger. 

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

Earlier than you strive once more with cleaning soap, ask your infant what they assume will occur this time! Then place just a little little bit of cleaning soap on one in every of your fingers, and dip that finger into the pepper. 

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

Whoa! Check out what occurred! All of the pepper moved away from the cleaning soap! Cleaning soap repels and cleans germs, similar to it pushed away all of the pepper! Once we clear with cleaning soap, we’re positive to do away with the germs and make our fingers clear. 

Is Soap Important? Simple Hand Washing Experiment

Now little ones can see for themselves the significance of cleaning soap and really feel motivated to correctly clear their fingers… utilizing cleaning soap! 

Watch Caitie do that experiment within the episode Staying Clear & Wholesome, plus extra enjoyable actions to encourage hygiene in kiddos!

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