It is important to know how to make your bed. You should practice at home before the Fall Camp. Ask your parents for help. It’s not so difficult and it can be fun. Remember: “Practice makes perfect”.

“If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.”
Admiral William McRaven

Lily teaches kids to make the bed

On this video, Lily, a 5-year-old-girl, shows other kids how easy it is to make the bed. From describing the headboard and footboard to putting on the pillows, Lily helps children learn how to make their bed each day. She tops it all off with piling on some stuffed animals and, of course, Elsa and Ken!

Useful vocabulary

foot of bed: pie de cama
head of bed: cabecero de cama
mattress: colchón
elastic sheet or fitted sheet or bottom sheet: sábana bajera
top sheet: sábana
blanket: manta
comforter: edredón
pillow: almohada
pillow case: funda de almohada

Reading suggestion


Why Do I Have to Make My Bed? Or a History of Messy Rooms written by Wade Bradford and illustrated by Johanna van der Sterre (2011)

What about you?

Did you already know how to make a bed?
Do you make your bed?
Besides making your bed, what other chores do you do at home?
Are those chores fun?

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