Helping adults prepare children for kindergarten and life.

Show #9: Holiday Help

Table Setting Template


  • construction paper
  • pencil
  • plate
  • silverware-knife, spoon, fork
  • glass


  1. On construction paper make a template for a place setting
  2. Put plate, silverware, and glass in correct place on the paper
  3. Trace around plate, glass, and silverware
  4. Place template on table and have child set table for family meals
  5. When child appears ready, let him set table without the template

Bathroom Checklist


  • spray bottle non-toxic cleaners (Honest Company, Dapple or Simple Green)
  • microfiber towel or paper towels
  • mental or written down checklist


  1. determine what your bathroom needs on it’s checklist
  2. create checklist that matches these needs and write it on a piece of paper and store somewhere convenient



Bath Checklist for Child

  1. Toilet Paper on Roll?
  2. Extra Roll Available?
  3. Clean hand towel?
  4. Enough soap and lotion?
  5. Wipe down sink and countertop


  1. “Clean Up!”- song by Simple Learning- a fun song to sing when it’s time to clean up!
  2. Berenstain Bears Lend a Helping Hand- by Stan and Jan Berenstain. Try the video book too!

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