polishing glass

Presentation

Invite a child to come by telling them you have something to show him. Tell the child that we will need aprons for this activity. Put on an apron and then have the child put one on as well. Have the child bring the mirror-polishing basket and have them place it in the top right corner of your table. Then go back and bring the appropriate mat for the mirror polish. Slowly take off the mat ring by sliding it up the rolled mat and place the ring in the top left corner of the table. Place the flap of the mat on the right side of the table and roll out the mat in a horizontal way. Turn the mat over so the oilcloth side is facing up. Then, bring an object made of glass and place it in the center of your mat. (For this write-up I will use a mirror as my object.) Have the child sit down first, and then you sit down in front of the material. Tell the child that you will be showing him how to polish a mirror.

Preparation

  1. Begin by taking each object out of the basket starting with the polish bottle and going clockwise with the objects in the basket. (polish, dish, cotton ball, stick, cloth, brush, sponge)
  2. Place each object in the left or right order at the top of your mat.
  3. As you take each of the objects out one by one, name them or have the child name them if you feel he may know what they are called.

Presentation

  1. Take the bottle of polish together along with your left hand and area it toward you with the aid of using bringing it immediately under in which it turned into sitting.
  2. Show the kid the way to open the bottle of polish with the aid of using preserving the bottle together along with your left hand and putting your proper thumb immediately below the tab of the bottle mouth and your index finger contrary your thumb.
  3. Rotate your thumb up, for that reason pushing the tab upwards and open.
  4. Then dispose of your proper hand after which left.
  5. Bring the dish toward you furthermore may with the aid of using bringing it immediately under in which it turned into sitting.
  6. Hold the bottle for your proper hand and slowly tilt it above the center of your dish and squeeze it in order that simplest one or drops fall from the bottle establishing into the dish.
  7. Replace the polish in its authentic spot at the mat. Show the kid the way to get a touch piece of the cotton ball onto the give up of the stick and pulling up a chunk and twirling it across the give up of the stick.
  8. Then securing it in area with the aid of using twirling your left index finger and thumb across the cotton.
  9. Dip the stick into the polish and practice the polish to the replicate in small round actions from left to proper, and pinnacle to bottom.
  10. Continue those actions (dipping the stick into the polish if greater is needed) till the whole replicate is protected in a mild coat of polish.
  11. If necessary, practice polish round the rims. Wait for the polish to dry completely! While looking forward to it to dry, deliver the kid’s interest to the converting bodily factors of the drying polish.
  12. Look to peer the distinction of in which the polish remains moist and in which it’s miles drying. Show the kid the way to preserve the fabric. (see Dusting a Table)
  13. Remove the polish in small round actions from left to proper and pinnacle to bottom.
  14. If you spot that a few polish has gotten below the rims, use the comb to sweep away the stays of polish with the aid of using brushing round the rims of the replicate.
  15. Clean the replicate one greater time with the fabric preserving it and the use of it withinside the identical manner as before.
  16. Check to peer if the replicate is clean.

Completion

  1. Remove the cotton from the stop of the stick with the aid of using taking it off with the cotton ball.
  2. Replace the stick in its spot of the mat.
  3. Clean the dish with the cotton ball and update the dish in its spot on the pinnacle of the mat.
  4. Close the polish bottle with the aid of using protecting the bottle in location together along with your left hand and setting your proper index finger at the back of the tab and rotating it down towards your frame to close it.
  5. If needed, easy the bottle with the cotton ball.
  6. Then location the bottle in its spot on the pinnacle of the mat. Throw away the grimy cotton ball within side the bin and display the kid wherein he can locate easy ones.
  7. Then update the cotton ball with a brand new one. Place the grimy material into the laundry basket display the kid wherein he can locate easy cloths for this hobby.
  8. Then update the material with a easy one.
  9. Come again and take a seat down on the desk to expose the kid a way to update the gadgets again into the basket. (In the identical order as whilst taking out, beginning with the polish bottle and setting the gadgets in a clockwise way finishing with the brush.)
  10. Look to look if any polish has been spilled onto the mat. If so, use the sponge to easy it up the usage of the sponge cleansing moves from the hobby of cleansing a desk.
  11. Then update the sponge into the basket. Wash you arms after which take off your apron and grasp it up.
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