How Clean Is Your Kitchen

This food hygiene lesson demonstrates to students how easily potentially harmful microbes on raw and undercooked food can transfer to humans. Students also learn to wash hands after touching raw meat and to use different chopping boards for raw meat and vegetables.

Students can use our worksheets and become kitchen investigators to find out where microbes live in their kitchen.

View the video for an example of how this lesson is run.


  • How Clean Is Your Kitchen - Complete pack  Microsoft Word icon    Adobe PDF icon
  • Other resources
  • Key Stage 2 pack England  Microsoft Word icon    Adobe PDF icon

DISCLAIMER: e-Bug was developed for use in schools pre-COVID-19 and so some activities may require modification based on your school’s distancing guidelines.

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