Dish Washing

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Dish Washing
Practical Life - Care of the Environment
Level Pre-Primary
Age 3 - 4
Prerequisites Liquid Pouring
Using a Sponge
Materials table
container for dirty dishes
bottle of dish soap
2 basins
dish brush or sponge
dish drainer
dish towel

This activity teaches the child how to wash dishes by hand. An indirect purpose would be to teach general care of the environment.


  1. Have the child put on the apron
  2. step two

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions