Hand Washing

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Hand Washing
Practical Life - Grooming
LevelPrimary
Age3 - 4
Prerequisitesnone
Materialssink
soap
hand towel

In this activity the child learns how to wash their hands.

Presentation

  1. step one
  2. step two, etc

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

  • Paper towels or cloth towels might be used (you could have a little hand towel for each child)
  • Liquid soap or bar soap might be used
  • Please, do not do the traditional hand washing lesson with basin and the pitcher. The point of this is to teach the child how to do a practical activity that comes up in their daily life.
    The only time you might consider doing the traditional hand washing activity is if you are doing a unit study on life 120 years or so ago. (Little House books, or Anne of Green Gables, etc.)

Further Reading