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As parents, you all know that there’s a phase when young children seem to have a perpetual cold, at least in winter and it’s so easy to ‘blame’ nurseries, kindergartens, play areas, schools. There can be a tendency to expect our educators and carers to......

We’ve assembled a range of fun activities to help encourage young children to adopt good hand hygiene practises.  Very little cost is attached and all can be incorporated into the daily activities in Nurseries and Pre-Schools. Play Football Bring the class or group together to......

Simple experiment shows children why it’s vital to wash hands An American teacher’s classroom experiment with bread to demonstrate hand hygiene last autumn has gone viral. Why? Because it highlights why handwashing is so vital. It’s not a new idea. In fact, the experiment is......

Turns out what we all suspected for so long is true. Old nursery rhymes can teach new lessons to each generation. And now it’s been adopted for as a Nursery Rhyme for hand hygiene The evidence for this bold assertion stems from one of my......

How to cater for all children’s needs to encourage good hand hygiene habits With an estimated one in every 25 children in England now affected by a neurodevelopmental condition to some degree, a key challenge is that no two children are affected in quite the......

How to make hand hygiene fun for children Simple things can make handwashing fun for children. If hand washing is fun then we are halfway to achieving good hand hygiene. That’s great! It can help to reduce the spread of infections and illnesses. But good......

Normal washroom hand dryers are too loud for young children That’s why we’re committed to creating a positive hand washing experience for children where hand dryers are not too loud for children. That includes creating their very own hand dryer: Puff the Magic Dryer. But......

How to make sure everyone enjoys a day out Once children come along the idea of spontaneity can go out the window. But with a little pre-planning, you can still enjoy trips out… to the shops, the beach or the museum; even if there’s a......

Puff’s mission: to promote good hand hygiene practice for children Anyone with kids, or who works with kids, knows it can be difficult to get children to wash their hands at the best of times. Puff’s mission is to encourage children to wash their hands......

Almost every business that relies on children as customers thinks compliance is a bad word – to some extent anyway. Many large businesses use the increased levels of legislation to sell products and services that increase cost and reduce convenience when it could so simply......