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Show #9: Holiday Help

Table Setting Template

Materials

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

Directions

  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

Materials

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

Directions

  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

Tips

Example:

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

Resources

  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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