As I've mentioned before, Nate is quite enamored with the washing machine. We have to visit it at least a few times a day so that Nate can stand on it, touch it, look inside it and turn the knobs. It does not go over well when requests to see the washing machine are denied.
It is difficult to describe the sign for WASHING MACHINE using words, so check it out here in pictures. Here's Nate's version, which is a bit modified:
At least it gives me motivation to actually do a load of wash.