Felt cloth mat
Window cleanser decanted into a small bottle (for polishing mirror)
Cotton balls in a bowl for putting on cleaner
Felt Cloth for polishing
This is an individual presentation.
- Directress takes out the felt cloth mat from the tray and places it in front of the child, followed by the mirror, the window cleanser, the bowl of cotton balls and the polishing felt cloth and places them in a line along the top of the mat. This serves to encourage order.
- The Directress takes one cotton ball and dab it with the window cleanser and cleanse the mirror in a circular motion. Throw the dirty cotton ball into the dustbin.
- Subsequently, she uses the felt cloth to polish the mirror by rubbing it in a circular motion.
Control Of Error
Visual - Marks left on the mirror.
Points Of Interest
- To teach a child how to clean mirrors.
- To develop the child's eye hand coordination.
- To develop the child's fine motor control.
- To develop the child's concentration.
- To develop the child's independence.
- To develop the child's self esteem.
The exercise can also be carried out for polishing of wood, silver and brass materials.
The only difference is the type of cleanser used.
When a child has mastered a particular skill, he may then be encouraged to polish the silver bells, school bell, etc.