My husband’s grandmother says, “Many hands make light work.” I love that saying. All family members benefit when the housework is distributed. Children learn responsibility and priceless life skills by doing household chores.
2-3 year olds can do these chores!
Pick Up Toys and put into toy bins / baskets Clear their place at the table by taking their plate and cup to the kitchen after a meal Carry their dirty clothes to the laundry room or laundry basket Handing hangers to you as you hang clothes
4-5 year olds can do these chores!
All Toddler chores Make their beds Help put clothes away and hang their own clothes on hangers Take recycling out Dust furniture Feed animals
6-8 year olds can do these chores!
All Toddler & Preschool aged chores Set the table for dinner Wash dishes in sink Put clean clothes away on own Start the washer and dryer Sweep floors
9-11 year olds can do these chores!
All Toddler, Preschool, & Elem.Chores Help in meal preparation Clean toilets Clean bathroom sinks, counters, mirrors Walk dogs Help pack lunches
12-14 year olds can do these chores!
All chores from younger ages Clean showers/tub/full bathroom Mop floors Help supervise younger children Make their own breakfast, & yours too! Do their own laundry, & yours too!