Everyone can prevent the spread of germs!
Proper handwashing is an easy and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and diseases.
Proper Handwashing: Do you know the six important handwashing steps?
Handwashing education materials
Resources to help teach kids about the importance of handwashing:
Operation Suds are classroom based activities to teach children about handwashing. Materials are available for check out. They are designed for grades K-5. In 45 minutes, students will learn what germs are, where germs hide and when and how to wash hands.
Activities consist of:
- A brief discussion about the importance of handwashing.
- A short animated video.
- A special black light activity to test handwashing.
To reserve Operation Suds materials please call (253) 798-6460.
Super Scrub and Bubbles
These grime-fighting characters make handwashing fun.
Wash Your Hands—for middle and high school students.
We designed a flexible lesson plan with and for middle and high school students. It can take anywhere from a day to a few weeks, depending on how much time you have. It teaches experimental design and how to write a lab report.
Please call (253) 798-6460 for free stickers. You can also download these free materials:
We have two handwashing trailers for public events, free of charge. There is a fee for private events.