Children's Hospital Colorado

Hand-washing Tips for Kids

A girl with her brown hair in pigtails and a bright yellow towel over her shoulder washes her hands.

Learn the best way to wash your hands

Good hand-washing is the first line of defense against the spread of many illnesses, from the common cold to more serious illnesses like influenza and COVID-19.

Our quick video tutorial will guide you and your child on the proper way to wash your hands to eliminate germs and keep kids healthy. Watch as Johnathan explains.

Have some fun and "wash me"

Team members at Children's Colorado show patients, families and each other how and why to wash their hands.


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