Table Washing

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Table Washing
Practical Life - Care of the Environment
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Age3 - 4
PrerequisitesLiquid Pouring
Using a Sponge
Materialsspray bottle with soapy water
small towel
table to wash
apron (optional)

This activity teaches the child how to wash a table.


The material should be laid out on the shelf as shown with extra towels next to the tray.

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  1. Carry the tray to a table to be washed.
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  2. Move the chairs to the side.
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  3. Move the tray to one of the chairs.
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  4. Spray soapy water on the table.
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  5. Scrub the table with the sponge.
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  6. Squeeze out extra water from the sponge into the bowl as needed.
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  7. Dry the table with the towel.
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  8. Take the towel to the laundry. Empty the water from the bowl into the sink. Move the tray to the table and push in the chairs.
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  9. Return the tray to the shelf. Replace the used towel with a clean one from the stack on the shelf.

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