Germ Songs


Washing Hand Song

sung to Row, Row, Row your Boat

Wash, Wash, Wash your hands.

Soap will make them clean.

Wash away, wash away, wash away.

Germs that are unseen.

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wash, wash, wash your hands,

play our washing game,

rub and scrub,

and scrub and rub,

until germs go down the drain.



Song: Wash germs away- To the tune of “Row, row, row your boat.

Wash, wash, wash your hands after work and play. Scrub and rinse and shake and dry to wash the germs away.


Wash wash wash your hands

Tell the germs goodbye

Between the fingers, fronts and backs

Use soap repeat , oh my

Wash wash wash your hands

This song is sung to the tune of row row row your boat.

It helps to show the children how to wash their hands as you sing.

Wash the germs away

Between the fingers, fronts and backs

Rinse, you’re on your way.


sing to the tune of “if you’re happy and you know it”

have the children pull the top of their shirts over their nose and mouth. as they’re doing this, sing make a cough in your shirt, in your shirt. make a cough in your shirt, in your shirt. make a cough in your shirt. you can change the word cough to sneeze.

you may have to sing this song several times during the year, depending on how the transition of children is in your center.

Share an idea you have used in your classroom or at home that pertains to this theme.