Germ Science: Why Handwashing Matters
Tired of begging your children to wash their hands before handling food? Kindergarten kids need to build this healthy habit, but we all know that it can be a big power struggle. Children believe that if their hands look clean, they are clean. Use this very visual activity to help children understand the power of germs while practicing the skill of scientific inquiry.
What You Need:
- Two or more slices of wheat or dark bread. (White bread takes longer to grow mold because it has so many preservatives in it, unless, of course, it’s homemade!)
- Zippered sandwich bag for each slice of bread
- Permanent marker
- Plant mister