Germ Lessons and Activities
Germ Lesson Plans
The activities below are ways to help teach your students about germs and disease prevention.
Glitter Germs Lesson Plan
This lesson plan will show your students that germs spread by having them spread glitter from one students’ hands to another students’ hands. Students will see how easily the glitter spreads while discussing places they think germs live. Students will wrap up the lesson by making a pledge to wash their hands for 20 seconds with warm water and soap, while creating/decorating their own germs!
Materials included in the packet:
- Lesson plan for teacher
- Child packet with germ pledge
- Materials for decorating their germ
Materials needed: glitter, lotion, scissors, and coloring utensils
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Activities for Kids
Below are many activities for kids to enjoy throughout the year. Have fun while learning about how to stop germs!