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The dangers of unwashed hands

You never know where your children have been and what they have
been up to till you see their hands. Toddlers tend to collect germs on their hands from a variety of
sources – contaminated surfaces, foods, even animals and animal waste. If they don’t wash their
hands frequently enough, there is a strong chance they may get infected themselves and spread these
germs to others.

Here are some of the infectious diseases commonly spread through
hand-to-hand contact:

Teaching toddlers good
hand-washing skills is a vital part of their grooming. Moreover, it teaches them to take care of
their bodies.

Follow these steps to help maintain good hygiene in your
family:

It is also helpful to buy
special cool soaps made for kids to encourage hand washing. Teach your children about the difference
between hot and cold water and how to operate the faucets when required.