5 ways to engage kids in good hygiene habits

Keeping your child clean can be a huge challenge for parents everywhere. At an early age, children don’t see the wash, lather, and rinse routine as a necessity, so it’s up to you as parents to include fun and engaging activities in your daily cleanliness routine. Here are a few tips from Licealiz Head Lice Treatment Shampoo to make your kids look forward to their hygiene routine.

1. Hygiene kits pay off

Before sending them off to school, it’s helpful to pack a hygiene kit for them to use. Baby wipes are a great fix for cleaning hands before and after eating at school. It’s also a safer option for younger kids to use instead of rubbing alcohol which might spill or come into contact with their eyes.

You can opt for alcohol-free wipes that are specially designed to use for eating.

Other must-haves are lightly scented baby powders, colognes, fresh face towels, and other toiletries.

2. Enjoy bath time moments

Making bath time fun is a surefire way to create priceless moments with your children.

To make sure your kid is lice-free, it helps to use Licealiz Head Lice Treatment Shampoo twice a week. Use the 10-minute lathering time to style your kid’s hair into a shark’s fin or an outrageous mohawk. This way, you can make sure your child is well bathed and lice free while creating happy bonding moments.

3. 1, 2, 3, Brush your teeth!

It’s also helpful to buy cute and charming products that can boost their excitement. A toothpaste with their favorite cartoon characters or a light up toothbrush is a great way to make brushing fun.

Invite your child to join you while brushing. You can dance to the tune of the swish-swish sounds your brush makes. Don’t be afraid to incorporate music into your routine.

4. Sing the germs away

The music trick can also be helpful with handwashing by singing together as you rub and scrub your way into clean hands.

You can try simple nursery rhymes like “Wash, Wash, Wash Your Hands” (to the tune of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”), “This is the Way We Wash Our Hands” (to the tune of “Mulberry Bush”), or better yet, create a unique song together!

5. Stress-free nail-clipping

Not all kids are fond of having their fingernails cut; sometimes it’s as hard as making them eat vegetables! To avoid dirt from getting stuck underneath their tiny fingernails, help your child enjoy nail-clipping by singing them a fun song or telling them a short story that involves their fingers. “This Little Piggy” and “Finger Family” are just a few examples of songs and stories that will keep your kids distracted while you cut their nails.

Taking good care of your child isn’t as wearying if you put the fun in everything. Aside from having bonding moments with your kid, they can also enjoy the good of their well-being. All you need to do is pay attention to their hygiene while making the best out of every moment you create with your kid.


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