Washing up

This project aims to engage intrinsic motivation rather than extrinsic motivation when doing chores. The design tries to make the process washing dishes fun, so the task itself becomes desirable and establishes positive associations. If children only wash up for ‘pocket money’, then as soon as the reward is removed they avoid the chore. This project aims to engage intrinsic motivation rather than extrinsic motivation when doing chores. If washing up is only done for ‘pocket money’ then as soon as the reward is removed then the chore is avoided. In fact, because it is seen as something that is done to get something extra it is avoided even more than if a reward had never been associated with it. This design tries to make the process fun, this way the task it’s self is desirable and positive association are established with the task.