Hand Washing

Greater Glasgow & Clyde

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Health Protection Scotland have a number of ideas and materials for you and your child to use to help with handwashing:

  • Children's Pack - full of materials and ideas to encourage children to make hand washing part of their everyday routines.
  • Reward Chart - A chart that can be filled out when your child washes their hands.
  • Handy Hints for Teachers - Some ideas to help make hand washing part od the school day.

This cartoon animation helps to explain why, when and how hands should be washed. 


Downloadable hand washing sequence cards for you to print off and use.


The Health Hub has created an animation with the 'Washy Washy Clean' song to help young children wash their hands.