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In this fun game, kids will count the number of germs on hands or everyday objects that are known to be breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses. This activity helps to strengthen fine motor skills and math in preschoolers and kindergarteners.
Other Health-themed Printable Centers and Worksheets
Fruit and Vegetable Activity Pack – A set of 5 different activities that will encourage healthy eating
Farmers Market Activity Pack – These printables will work great with the fruit and vegetable pack above if you’re planning a healthy eating themed week
Emotions Clip Cards – don’t forget that mental and emotional health is equally important as physical health
Count The Germs Clip Cards Setup
For this activity you will need:
Wooden pegs or clothespins
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Playing This Fun Counting Game
Print out the sheets and cut them into individual cards.
If you plan to reuse this activity or work in a classroom, then I suggest laminating them.
Provide some wooden clips or plastic clothespins.
Ask your child to count the number of germs on the hands or everyday objects and then place a peg or clip on the correct number. Kids will learn to count to 20 in this activity while strengthening their finger muscles.
Pair Up This Handwashing Theme Activity
Wash Your Hands Please – This coloring book comes with 25 designs making it a great option for a class to share.