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     Certified Financial Planner
  Child Care Worker
  Consumer Affairs Professional
  Cooperative Extension Service (CES) Professional
  Dietetic Technician
  Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher
  Family Studies Professional
  Health and Wellness Professional
  Hospitality Management Professional
  Interior Designer
  Textile and Clothing Specialist


  A Definition of Fairness
  Active Listening
  Conflict Webs
  Being Friends
  Listening to Others
  Getting along with Parents
  The Lot
  A Single Act of Kindness
  Food and Nutrition
  Healthy Body Image
  Nibbles for Health
  Move, Eat & Learn
  Read It before you Eat It
  What size is your serving?
  Calcium—Where to Get It
  Six Easy Bites
  Tasty Tidbits
  Project Helper -Teaching Tips
  Child Care
  A Guide to Babysitting
  Babysitting Beginnings
  Stuff to Create With
  What Responsibilities Accompany our Rights?
  Dealing with Bullies
  Is Something Bugging You? How to Ask for Help
  Health and Safety
  The Clean Team
  Fightbac (bacteria)
  Variety of Fightbac Activities
  Food Safety Activity and Experiments
  Food Safety Quiz for Kids
  How to Get Families Moving
  Staying Strong: Fitness Fun
  Are you "Safety Smart" about Exercise?
  Is Your Body in Balance?
  Are you Up for the 10,000 Step Challenge?
  The President's Challenge
  Althletic Training Presentation
  Clothing Care
  Stain Removal Guide
Kids and Clothes
   Shopping and Care Tips
Laundry Tips


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Kids and Clothes

Interactive Activity

  • Prepare Booklet of Tips for Clothes Shopping and Care

  • Assign a scenario to 4-6 children. Direction: Using the Booklet, solve the scenario problem.

  • Share solutions with large group.


  • Scenario 1 - Jane joined her best friend's family at a picnic at the beach. While eating a hotdog, mustard dropped onto her favorite white blouse. What should Jane do to remove the stain?

  • Scenario 2 - Maribeth's favorite Aunt Polly came to visit. During a welcome hug, Aunt Polly's lipstick stained Maribeth's blue top. Maribeth wonders what to do to remove the stain.

  • Scenario 3 - Jack and his Mom went shopping for school clothes. Jack's Mom was so upset with Jack's demand to buy very expensive sport shoes that his Mom took him home without buying anything. How could this disagreement and scene be prevented?

  • Scenario 4 - Ellen was so upset when she came home from the first day at school. She declared that she would never wear her outfit again; her outfit was obviously not the "in" fashion. How could this problem be prevented?

  • Scenario 5 - Jeanie had a big argument with her Mom on a shopping trip. She wanted an expensive sweater and skirt, and her mother said that they had already spent too much money on her clothes. What should Jeanie and her Mom do to prevent this problem the next time?

  • Scenario 6 - Paige wore her favorite outfit to school, and on her way home she crashed her bike and got blood all over her clothes. What should Paige do to get the stain out?

  • Scenario 7 - Kelly chose laundering her clothes as her household task. Give Kelly some tips for sorting and laundering her clothes.

  • More - Create your own scenarios

Tips for Clothes Shopping and Care