With the advancement of Indian society, more and more emphasis is being laid on the management of home and house keeping. Families have limited budgets and the Finances have to be adjusted accordingly. It is an Art which needs to be taught to the future wives.
In selecting equipment for household-arts instruction in public schools, attention should be paid to (1) The requirements of this type of teaching. Equipment should be adequate for efficient class-room work; a room Large enough, but not too large, with a floor plan that facilitates work, and sufficient equipment so that simultaneous practice may be afforded each member of the class; too many utensils may be as detrimental as too few, consuming time and not giving occasion for ingenuity; the household-arts Teaching should not be Handicapped by a laboratory located in the basement. (2) the community situation- conditions and equipment should be such as Children have at home and should offer "incentive to the bettering of home conditions;" the use of electric stoves in a town where gas, coal, and Wood are the common Fuels is not to be recommended; the children must not be educated above the home, though the homes may well be elevated.