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5 Fall Activities Your Preschoolers Will Love

The first day of fall was September 23rd, and before you know it, the change of seasons will have everyone buzzing. As a teacher, you may have already begun incorporating some fun fall themes into your lesson plans, but if not, here All Portable Sinks is here to help. Check out these five fun crafts and activities that your preschoolers will enjoy as the season progresses.

Teachers, Is Your Classroom Ready?

All over the country, teachers are going to have the biggest to-do list as classtimes resume in the next couple of weeks. From getting supplies and lesson plans ready to preparing the classroom for any number of different activities, we know teachers are going to be busy. In the rush, you may have overlooked the need for a portable sink in your classroom to help improve the sanitation, as well as meet hand washing sink regulations. We wanted to introduce you to several different units that would help you quickly and easily meet the needs of your students in a convenient and portable way - it's time to check off one more thing from your list!

 

Meeting Classroom Sink Regulations

Because hand washing is such a valuable part of a child’s hygiene routine, it’s important to have sinks readily available for children of all ages. In fact, this isn’t a nice sentiment, but it is actually a legal requirement for many childcare facilities. If you are in charge of a classroom, whether this is a preschool, daycare, Head Start program or grade school - you’ll need to know what is required, and then how to get the tools you need. Here are a few guidelines and requirements in regards to classrooms and sinks.

Hand Washing Habits Start in the Classroom

At All Portable Sinks, we realize the importance of healthy hand hygiene. This is part of the reason we help people put sinks where they need them most - despite the availability of plumbing! One area where hand washing is so important is in the education system. From daycares to schools, you will have hundreds of kids gathered together bringing all types of germs with them to exchange. As many studies have shown, proper hand washing can make a huge impact in this area. Let’s dive into several challenges that come from bad hand washing habits, and how providing portable sinks in the classroom can be such a huge benefit.