Teacher’s Genius Bread Trick Shows Kids Why Hand Washing Is SO Important

As parents, we drill the importance of hand washing into our kids ad nauseum.

AND YET. Only one out of my three currently seems to believe me that it is important. SIGH. What’s a mom to do? Well, thankfully, a GENIUS teacher in Tennessee did an in-class experiment to show her students how important it is to WASH YOUR NASTY HANDS, especially before touching food—and we can share her viral, convincing results with our own kiddos.

Courtney Simpson,a Pre-K teacher at Claxton Elementary School, conducted an experiment involving three pieces of bread with her students. She put the first piece of bread in a plastic bag while wearing gloves, put the second piece in a plastic bad with freshly washed hands, and then had her students pass the third piece around the room before she put it in a plastic bag. Then, she simply taped the bags to the classroom wall and waited for the results…

…which were VERY telling after a few days. See for yourself!

Jenny Rapson
Jenny Rapson
Jenny is a follower of Christ, a wife and mom of three from Ohio and a freelance writer and editor.

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