August 3, 2011
Hand Washing Fun for Kids: Itzazu KidzÂ® Chases the Germs Away
ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer draws to a close, two unanticipated seasons are just around the corner: school and flu. While kids may dread school, parents and teachers also dread the thought of "sick day" and "flu shots." The cure? Tropical Seas' Itzazu KidzÃ® biodegradable hand soaps and sanitizers are a fun, effective way to teach kids how to stay healthier and avoid passing germs around the school yard.
Schools can be a feeding ground for bacteria and viruses. While 4 million children in the U.S. catch the flu every year, over $3 billion is spent on medical costs and parents' work absences. Around the country, classrooms are prepared with posters on proper hand washing techniques and lesson plans to teach children proper hand hygiene to avoid spreading disease.
Parents and teachers alike can also teach children to wash their hands properly in the right amount of time through Itzazu's colorful "Chase the Bead" method. Itzazu soaps come in four colors that contain color beads, and as children scrub their hands the beads burst to change the color of the suds. Much like an experiment, kids are more amused and likely to wash longer as they see the color transformation. Along with this kid-friendly system, Itzazu hand sanitizers kill 99.9% of five bacteria on contact. These sanitizers, as well as the soap, are environmentally friendly and non-toxic.
As an additional bonus for parents and teachers alike, Itzazukidz.com provides interactive resources to teach children germ-free techniques while being engaged in a fun way.
So while kids are having fun chasing these beads around their hands, germs picked up throughout the days are being scrubbed away. Not only do they have fun, but everyone is healthier too. For more information on Itzazu KidzÃ® please go to Itzazukidz.com and watch a video of the washing method on YouTube.
About Itzazu KidsÃ® and Tropical SeasÃ®
Based in Ormond Beach, Florida, privately held Tropical Seas manufacturers and distributes a comprehensive line of reef safe suncare, bath and body products, kid's care and first aid remedies. Registered trademarks include ItzazuÃ®, O2 RenewÃ® System, Bimini BronzeÃ®, Reef Safe(TM) SunCare by Beach BuffÃ®, Tropical SeasÃ® Bath & Body and Native TanÃ® Sun care brand. The company is registered as an OTC Drug establishment and is inspected regularly by the FDA and Florida HRS. For more information, visit www.tropicalseas.com and www.itzazukidz.com.
Laurie D. Fontenot
SOURCE Tropical Seas