Lesson Plans

GOJO, the maker of PURELL® Instant Hand Sanitizer, has created lesson plans for grades K - 5 to teach proper hand hygiene and its importance. Our smart and fun-loving character CLEAN GENE™ helps educators lead kids through memorable learning activities.

Download the individual plans or the complete set below.

Download K-2 Lesson Plans:

Lesson 1:  After reading the story students will list possible ways Clean Gene could have acquired Germ Bug.

Lesson 1:  After reading the story students will list possible ways Clean Gene could have acquired Germ Bug.

Lesson 2: With a fun craft activity and singing game, CLEAN GENE helps students learn how germs collect on hands and how proper hand hygiene can get rid of germs.

Lesson 2: With a fun craft activity and singing game, CLEAN GENE helps students learn how germs collect
on hands and how proper hand hygiene can get rid of germs.

Lesson 3: CLEAN GENE tells the rhyming tale to help students identify times when hand hygiene is a good habit to practice.

Lesson 3: CLEAN GENE tells the rhyming tale to help students identify times when hand hygiene is a good habit to practice.


Lesson 4: With help from CLEAN GENE’s project, students will learn to apply instant hand sanitizer over all the surfaces of the hand to kill germs. NOTE: Could be adapted to handwashing

Lesson 4: With help from CLEAN GENE’s project, students will learn to apply instant hand sanitizer over all the surfaces of the hand to kill germs. NOTE: Could be adapted to handwashing

Lesson 5: “It’s good to share – just not germs,” says CLEAN GENE. In this lesson, he helps students learn how to cover a cough with a tissue and other steps for good cough etiquette.

Lesson 5: “It’s good to share – just not germs,” says CLEAN GENE. In this lesson, he helps students learn
how to cover a cough with a tissue and other steps for good cough etiquette.

Lesson 6: By making germ finger puppets, students learn that there are germs on their hands that could cause sickness. CLEAN GENE reminds students that proper hand hygiene gets rid of germs.

Lesson 6: By making germ finger puppets, students learn that there are germs on their hands that could
cause sickness. CLEAN GENE reminds students that proper hand hygiene gets rid of germs.


Lesson 7: Where do germs live? And how do we get rid of them? This Clean Gene activity helps students understand that germs can be anywhere.

Lesson 7: Where do germs live? And how do we get rid of them? This Clean Gene activity helps students understand that germs can be anywhere.

Lesson 8: Where do germs live? And how do we get rid of them? This Clean Gene activity helps students understand that germs can be anywhere.

Lesson 8: Where do germs live? And how do we get rid of them? This Clean Gene activity helps students understand that germs can be anywhere.

Lesson 9: Sing along with CLEAN GENE! Students will learn to wash hands for a full 20 seconds to more thoroughly clean them of germs. All proper handwashing techniques will be reinforced.

Lesson 9: Sing along with CLEAN GENE! Students will learn to wash hands for a full 20 seconds to more thoroughly clean them of germs. All proper handwashing techniques will be reinforced.


Lesson 10: CLEAN GENE invites students to develop vocabulary words relating to germs.

Lesson 10: CLEAN GENE invites students to develop vocabulary words relating to germs.

Lesson 11: Demonstrate the spread of Germs. Use Glow-Germ on 2-3 students hands. Have them work on some group activities where there will be interaction between the students.

Lesson 11: Demonstrate the spread of Germs. Use Glow-Germ on 2-3 students hands. Have them work on some group activities where there will be interaction between the students.

 

All Lesson Plans - Includes the complete set of lesson plans described above: K-2 & 3-5 

Lesson Plans -Spanish Language - includes the following lesson plans in Spanish:

  • ¡Manos arriba! EUGENEO LIMPIO da una mano en la lucha contra los gérmenes
  • La protección fundamental para la tos con EUGENEO LIMPIO
  • Vea de cerca los gérmenes con EUGENEO LIMPIO
  • Colorear “¿Qué son los gérmenes?”
  • EUGENEO LIMPIO apunta el dedo a los gérmenes
  • Marionetas de “Dedos gérmenes”
  • Búsqueda de gérmenes con EUGENEO LIMPIO
  • Hoja de actividad “Búsqueda de gérmenes”