Did you know that teaching proper hand hygiene in schools has been shown to reduce absenteeism among students and illnesses in their families? Our goal is to improve school attendance by giving students the tools they need to live healthy, happy lives with our Healthy Habits Program. Read the introduction letter to the Healthy Habits Program from the CDC.
The materials below were developed to help teachers and parents educate students about the importance of making healthy choices, including how to help limit the spread of germs in the classroom and ways to get the whole family cleaning together. Download these materials by clicking on the links below.
Our Healthy Habit Lessons are designed for different ages and feature a variety of topics, including germs and how they spread, hand washing, physical activity and exercise, and nutrition.
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