Hotdog Hamburger Fold
When you ask a child to complete a chore often times they might respond with, “ I don’t know how.” Try and think of easy strategies and steps that make sense to the child so they have the tools to complete the task. Walk the child through the task using the strategy and then they should be good to go! This video gives an easy strategy to folding blankets around your home.
Length: 3:52; 3-8 years
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[00:00:11.141]So first we need to get the blanket ready for folding,
[00:00:13.896]so we shake-a shake-a shake-a okay,
[00:00:22.197]And drop your corner and pick it back up
[00:00:24.522](shouting) Run in!
[00:00:27.763]Wait a minute we need a strategy!
[00:00:31.919]This is a hotdog,
[00:00:35.234]and then this is the hamburger,
[00:00:43.888]and then let's make another hotdog!
[00:00:54.637]What easy goes next Dexter?
[00:01:01.015](laughs) You are correct
[00:01:12.479]So first you need to lie it down and stretch it out,
[00:01:16.254]We need to move this
[00:01:18.061]Rearrange your stuff
[00:01:19.973]so that really if you have a ginormous blanket (laughs)
[00:01:24.451]Dexter can you do a hotdog?
[00:01:30.784]Come on, that's right
[00:01:32.943](The children laugh)
[00:01:37.822]Okay I'm gonna make a hamburger!
[00:01:41.650]It's got tic-tac-toe!
[00:01:43.645](The children laugh)
[00:01:49.652]But there's still hamburgers!
[00:01:57.159]The hamburger's this way
[00:01:59.755]It's a hotdog?
[00:02:03.619]It goes hotdog?
[00:02:07.546]I did this one wrong, I did this one wrong,
[00:02:10.382]supposed to do a hotdog next
[00:02:11.958]Because of the pattern, right?
[00:02:13.860]What's the pattern?
[00:02:17.252]Hotdog, hamburger, hotdog, hamburger
[00:02:50.025]Put the ball on, put the ball on
[00:02:58.278](The children squeal and laugh)
[00:03:10.944]We need a bigger thing!
[00:03:12.010](The children laugh)
[00:03:16.068]Oh now I see,
[00:03:22.805]Put the hotdog like this,
[00:03:27.773]and then you do the hamburger,
[00:03:33.571]Have a beautiful blanket, blanket-forting (laughs)
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