Back to School… Back to Bugs?

Heading back to school after the summer holidays is an exciting time, but along with new friends, lessons, and homework, comes a batch of new bugs and bacteria.

Nearly 22 million school days are lost every year due to colds and viruses, and primary school children suffer from colds, on average, eight to 12 times a year.

You can’t send your child to school wrapped up in cotton wool, but there are other options for keeping the risk of illness to a minimum.

The key to preventing the spreading of germs is to sanitise your hands after coming into contact with areas where nasty bacteria are at their peak.

Here are some of the most germ-prone places to be wary of:

  • Door knobs
  • Handrails
  • Water fountains
  • Lunchboxes
  • Desk and chairs
  • Toys and sports equipment

Urging children to regularly sanitise their hands, especially after coming into contact with germ hotspots, will prevent them from catching colds and make them more aware of germs in their daily lives.

This may seem like an overwhelming battle to face, but Aquaint has the perfect hygiene solution to introduce into your child’s day-to-day routine.

A quick spray of the small, 50ml bottle of hand sanitising water will help to kill 99% of germs. Not only is it completely safe to use and harmless if swallowed, it also fits easily into a lunch box, pockets or school bag. As Aquaint does not contain alcohol or other toxic chemicals, it is perfectly safe for children to use unsupervised by adults.

So while you’re preparing to wave your kids off to the classroom, make sure you send them back armed against germs!

 

Eat Drink Sleep

eat drink sleep

The average hand is home to over 10 million bacteria, which can live on the hands for several hours. The commercial impact on a business could be severe if there were to be an outbreak of illness or food poisoning caused by poor hand hygiene or a poor cleaning regime.

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Mummy Fever

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Welcome to part three of our school holiday activities series. The summer holidays are here! If you have been reading the series so far you will have seen that we have so far covered a couple of wet day options. UK weather can be so temperamental I always feel I need these options available.

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