Sharing. It's one of the things we teach and emphasize with young children. Flu season changes that emphasis, however. Every time someone touches something touched by another, germs can be picked up.
Let's Be Healthy: To Share or Not to Share suggests making a poster to reinforce the idea that some personal items should not be shared (for example, toothbrushes, cups, combs, hairbrushes, spoons). See that poster-making activity (under the "To Share or Not to Share" heading) for more details about this idea.
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