Teach Proper Hand Washing Skills with Raw Potatoes: An Update

August 26, 2013 No Comments

Some tasty visuals to get you started today… Daily pictures of our handwashing potatoes!





And the creme de la creme: This morning!
A control potato:
Our cleanest “clean” potato:
And our slimiest, grimiest, dirtiest dirty potato:
Yum, yum!
This is my favorite safety and sanitation activity!  It really grosses out the students.  I find it makes them much more liberal with the hand sanitizer and tolerant of the sanitizing wipes.
These potatoes will still be on the wall for two days…

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I’m Kayla Pins – Health and Family and Consumer Sciences teacher to high school students in rural Iowa. Welcome to my online home where I share lesson plans, activities, and inspiration with fellow teachers.


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