Using soap for hand-washing is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrhoeal diseases, therefore we present a fun hand washing competition you can do with your students. The activity can be played inside or outside. The students learn how germs are spread and that hands need to be washed properly with soap to get rid of the germs.
Students will understand that water is not sufficient to wash germs off their hands and demonstrate how to wash their hands correctly.
• Curcuma/turmeric/paprika powder
• 2 large plastic bowls filled with warm water
• 2 bars of soap
• Paper towel to dry hands
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