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5 hand-washing tips just for kids
20 seconds is the recommended hand-washing time
That's a long time for anyone!
Tips to make it easier
Tip 1: Draw X’s
Draw X's on the fronts and backs of your child's hands with a washable marker
Now make them disappear!
Tip 2: Set a timer
Try a kitchen timer, stopwatch, or your voice-activated assistant
Tip 3: Dust with glitter
Sprinkle biodegradable glitter "germs" on your child's hands
Then scrub until all the glitter comes off
Tip 4: Sing a tune
"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"
"The Itsy-Bitsy Spider"
Tip 5: Do it together
Set the example!
Your hands need a good scrub too
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