With 4 little boys, keeping them healthy is no walk in the park.
William’s in kindergarten. Alexander’s in preschool. Benjamin’s in preschool. Basically… there are times I’m not there to remind them 100 times to “wash their hands!” When my guys are at school, they’re socializing with more than just friends and teachers: they’re also coming in contact with bacteria that can lead to cold and flu (something I try really, really hard to not think about). One study found that desks, pencil sharpeners, cafeteria tables and water fountains are some of the surfaces in schools with the highest number of bacteria.
To help parents and teachers create healthier classrooms, Clorox launched Clorox Classrooms. It’s the first-of-its-kind website providing parents with health tips and resources to help them keep kids healthy at home and at school and support a healthy classroom.
· Materials like the Healthy Classroom Supply Checklist, which can help you quickly find the items your child’s teacher needs most to clean and disinfect the classroom.
And to help teach students about healthy habits and preventing the spread of germs in the classroom, teachers can download fun, science-focused curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-5. These lesson plans and activities are free and developed by teachers, for teachers. To help better equip their classrooms, teachers will also find ongoing offers and grants. Between now and March 1, 2011, eligible K-5 teachers can enter the Free Books Sweepstakes for a chance to win a 50-book prize package for their classrooms.