CHIDREN HAVE HANDS-ON FUN
AT THE HAYS HOUSE!

The Hays House Volunteers think that kids need to learn about old-fashioned housework, and they think there’s no better way to learn than by doing. These pictures prove that at the Hays House Museum, old-fashioned housework is FUN!

Kids loved washing dishes during Grandma’s Apron in June 2007.

All stacked up for drying!

Grinding coffee beans during Grandmas Apron in June 2007.
The kitchen smelled like morning!

Waiting patiently for a turn at stringing green beans for drying.

“We helped make this delicious cake!” Farm Day, 2006.

Washing clothes on the back porch during Grandma’s Apron in June 2007.

Yes, Moms, your children really are washing laundry in a big bucket!

Washing clothes the hard (but fun!) way during
the Ice Cream Social in August 2007.

Everything hung up to dry.

Having a great time ironing during Grandma’s Apron in June 2007.

Holly practices handwriting.

Proof that each picture is worth 1,000 words!



Text and photographs provided by the Hays House volunteers.

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