Horrid Hands

This hand hygiene lesson allows students to learn how microbes can spread through touch and that the best way to remove microbes and prevent them from spreading is by washing your hands with soap and water.

Students can learn exciting facts about hand washing and test their family and friends with our quiz.

View the video for a demonstration of the activities.


  • Horrible Hands - 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.

Please use your judgement and tell us how you have modified the activities, or if you would like to discuss some ideas, contact e-Bug@phe.gov.uk

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