Community Helpers for Kids for Class 2 EVS
This concept, community helpers for kids, creates awareness among students regarding the people who make our lives convenient, like electricians, sweepers, masons, house-helps, etc. Here, the students will be introduced to the community helpers list that shows the people of different professions who help us.
After reading the concept, students will be able to:
- Understand the importance of community helpers in our daily life.
- Analyse the list of community helpers and their duties.
- Know about the benefits we receive from community helpers, like a teacher, the importance of farmers in the society, and what is an electrician?
Each concept is explained to class 2 students using descriptions, illustrations, and concept maps. After you go
through a concept, assess your learning by solving the two printable worksheets given at the end of the page.
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- We live in a community where many people do different kinds of work for their families.
- Some go to offices, some run shops and businesses, etc.
- People mainly work to earn money and meet their daily needs.
- Everybody chooses the work based on one’s capabilities, resources, and availability.
Contribution of Community Helpers:
- People that live in a community are involved in different works.
- No human is capable of doing all the work perfectly. Also, due to a lack of time, some jobs are left unattended.
- Due to this, we depend on helpers around us.
- They make our life easy and comfortable.
- Some community helpers like police officers, traffic police, etc., are responsible for maintaining law, order, and peace in the community.
- Community helpers like doctors and nurses help in maintaining a disease-free neighbourhood.
- Sweepers are hired to maintain cleanliness in public areas like parks, malls, walking areas, bus stands, railway stations, etc.
- They mainly sweep the areas around us and dump the collected waste properly.
ii) House help:
- An individual hired by our family to get help in household chores like cleaning, dusting, cooking, etc., is called house help.
iii) Vegetable vendor:
- One who sells vegetables is called a vegetable vendor or greengrocer.
- One who delivers our letters, parcels, or couriers is called a postman.
- The postman works at a post office.• The postman works at a post office.
- One who stitches clothes using fabrics is called a tailor.
- One who makes and repairs shoes is called a cobbler.
- One who makes different things using iron is called a blacksmith.
- A person who sells baked items is called a baker.
- One who treats sick and injured people is called a doctor. Nurses help the doctors.
- One who the government appoints to maintain law and order in the community is called a policeman.
- A person who deals with the problems related to water flow in our homes is called a plumber
- A person who makes and repairs furniture is called a carpenter.
- A person who cooks at restaurants and hotels is called a chef.
- A person who takes our orders and serves meals at a hotel or restaurant is called a waiter.
- A person who makes buildings is called a mason.
- The person who designs a building or an apartment is called an architect.
- The person who installs and repairs the electrical appliances is called an electrician.
- They also help fit the electrical wires while constructing a building or apartment.
xviii) Sanitation workers:
- People who are hired to maintain the sanitation system of a city or area are called sanitation workers.
- They take care of cleaning sewage systems and fumigating the neighbourhood areas to prevent mosquitoes and flies.
- One who cuts our hair is called a barber.
- One who teaches us different things is called a teacher.
- One who works in fields to produce crops is called a farmer.
Sewage system: A network of underground tunnels meant to dispose of the human waste from houses, offices and other settlements.
Fumigating: The action of purifying an area with the smoke of certain chemicals.
- A type of dessert is also called a ‘cobbler’ because it is served in a wooden bowl and the topping looks like a cobbled pathway.
- Long ago, iron was called ‘black metal’. So, a person who makes things out of iron is called a blacksmith.
- A handyman is a helper who knows different kinds of repair works and can fix various things.