Germs!

'Tis the season for coughs and colds and other yucky stuff!  It can be tough for kids to remember to cough and sneeze into their elbow (like The Count!) rather than their hands, and to wash their hands frequently. Help kids understand the importance of these and other ways to stay healthy with help from PBS Kids.

Sid the Science Kid has an online game all about germs.

This great video shows the Journey of a Germ with a catchy, easy to remember tune.

Dragonfly TV shares this experiment tests whether coughing and sneezing into our elbows is helpful, and ways to conduct your own experiments at home.

Good luck and stay healthy!

What is the
Learning Triangle? 

Use this simple three-step process at home or in an educational setting.

View: TV

Use the magic of Wisconsin PBS Kids to spark your child's sense of curiosity and love of learning.

Do: Activities

Transform educational ideas into concrete, hands-on experiences for children.

Read: Books

Make connections between what you view and what you read.
 

Resources

We recommend the following resources for more information.