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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Fight Germs! Wash Your Hands!
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/handwashing/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: ˇCombata los gérmenes! ˇLávese las manos!
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/handwashing-sp/
Polish Version: Walcz z zarazkami! Myj ręce!
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/handwashing-pol/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Handwashing
Health
Toddlers
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
Goals: 22. Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury.
23. Understand human body systems and factors that influence growth and development.
Learning Standards: 22.A. Explain the basic principles of health promotion, illness prevention, treatment, and safety.
23.B. Identify ways to keep the body healthy.
Benchmarks: 22.A.ECa. Identify simple practices that promote healthy living and prevent illness.
22.A.ECb. Demonstrate personal care and hygiene skills, with adult reminders.
23.B.ECa. Identify examples of healthy habits.
Domains: Developmental Domain 2: Physical Development & Health
Subdomain: Self-Care