Sweeping the Floor

Material Description: The Children’s House should have three or four sets consisting of a broom, a dustpan and brush and a floor cloth, hung at an appropriate height for children.  Each set should be colour coded, with the same coloured handles and hooks.   The broom should be similar to ones used locally, with a …

Scrubbing a Table

Material Description: A working mat, oil cloth, large plastic mat, a child size bucket, jug and basin, three soap-dishes containing a small sponge, scrubbing brush and piece of soap respectively, two aprons (one of which should be child size).  These materials should be colour coded and will ideally kept out on a table with the …

Polishing Brass

Material Description: A basket or tray covered with an oil cloth containing a small bowl or box with two pieces of cotton wool, a small tin of Brasso (filled only one-quarter full), a stick, a buffer cloth, two aprons (one child size) and an oil cloth.  Put on the aprons on, have a chowki and …