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A Clean Start To The School Year: DIY Personalized First Day Of School Teacher Gift

I am starting to get my kids ready for back to school by crafting this easy teacher gift: a personalized hand sanitizing station for my son’s classroom. As part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network, I am keeping my kids healthy thanks to my sponsors at PURELL and their 30-day challenge.

Purell 30 Day Challenge

As much as I hate to think about it, school will be starting back up in just under a month. While it’s always hard for me to say goodbye to our fun summer days, its always nice to make a good clean start on a new school year!

To help us get off on the right foot with my son’s new teacher and give the gift of good health to the other kids in his class, I decided to make a “first day of school” gift for my son’s teacher. I plan on giving a personalized hand sanitizing station using a bottle of PURELL Hand Sanitizer and some vinyl alphabet scrapbooking stickers. I simply used the stickers to spell out her name and used the remaining stickers to make a decorative alphabet border around the edge of the bottle. I think this will make for a thoughtful and practical gift for my son’s classroom.

While getting my supplies for this project, I also grabbed an extra bottle of PURELL Hand Sanitizer for my own home, so that we can build a healthy habit during our remaining 30 days before the start of school. Because studies have shown that using PURELL Hand Sanitizer 3 times per day for 30 days, can help reduce your risk of getting sick, getting this habit started now will help us to be healthy and ready to go for the first day.

To help add some fun to this goal (after all it is still summer) PURELL has just launched the PURELLĀ® Advanced 30-Day Challenge! To join the challenge visit the PURELL Facebook page and download a list of challenges. These include fun activities such as uploading a picture of a PURELL Advanced hand sanitizer bottle that you decorated (such as the one I made for my son’s teacher) or posting a video of yourself using PURELL Advanced hand sanitizer at a summer BBQ. For participating in these challenges, you will be entered into drawing for a chance to win some fantastic prizes including PURELL Advanced products (63 daily winners), $100 Visa Gift Cards (8 weekly winners), or a Healthy Family Prize Pack (30 grand prize winners). Plus you will gain the greatest prize of all…a healthy and happy family!

For more details about the PURELLĀ® Advanced 30-Day Challenge, as well as more tips on keeping your family healthy, be sure to follow PURELL on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, and visit Purell online

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