Monday, 28 May 2012

Helping Hands

I have always been keen to let the kids help doing house work so that when I really need them to help it doesn't seem like  a chore to them. They have cleaned windows, washed floors but never ironed, until now!

I enjoy ironing, especially if it is done while watching some rubbish on the TV so I was not in any desperate hurry to get the kids to do their own but when they asked if they could have a go I seized the moment...

They loved it! They were so proud of their ironed clothes, I had to take photos of each item, I will spare you all the photos though!

Big E ended up doing his whole school uniform, little e did most of her clothes and they argued about who was going to get to do Mummy and Daddy's!

I should say I did watch them and guide them but they knew what to do and where not to touch. Also it was a bit of a science lesson, water, steam etc, all round great fun!

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  1. Good learning tools - glad they had fun.

  2. a great task to learn. i still stink at it! thanks for linking up to tip-toe thru tuesday!

  3. Oh my gosh, they are just too darn cute! What a great way to get them excited to help out around the house! Your newest follower, {Andie's co host} from tip toe thru tuesday, Kim. Luv to have you follow back if you'd like!

  4. I love the looks on their faces, so proud of a job well done!

  5. How brilliant! Isn't it wonderful what kids find fun! My girls get excited about helping to wash the dishes!! I haven't tried them on the ironing yet! must do that! :)

  6. Great job encouraging your kiddos! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday!