chores for kids, Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids

AGE-APPROPRIATE CHORES FOR KIDS

These are suggested chores that you can use as a guide to help teach your children responsibility and build their independence. Each level adds to the previous age levels list.

2 - 3 YEARS OLD

  • Unload the dishwasher of kid dishes, tupperware, utensils, etc.
  • Pick up their own toys and books
  • Dress themselves
  • Put dirty clothes in hamper
  • Restock toilet paper to bathrooms

4 - 5 YEARS OLD

  • Brush teeth
  • Load dishwasher, non-glass dishes
  • Empty small trash cans
  • Clear off the table of own dishes
  • Make bed
  • Put away folded clothes

6 - 7 YEARS OLD

  • Vacuum
  • Set table
  • Make basic meals
  • Shower/bathe themselves
  • Fold and put away clothes
  • Dusting
  • Clean own room

8 - 10 YEARS OLD

  • Clean toilets
  • Help with yard care
  • Floss teeth
  • Care for pets
  • Water plants
  • Clean mirrors
  • Own laundry

11 - 14 YEARS OLD

  • Make meals and meal plan
  • Garbage/recycling to curb
  • Mop
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Early job opportunities like neighborhood yard care, babysitting, paper route, etc.

15 - 18 YEARS OLD

  • Iron own clothes
  • Clean kitchen
  • Have a job in the community

BY AMOMSTAKE.COM

chores for kids, Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids

AGE-APPROPRIATE CHORES FOR KIDS

These are suggested chores that you can use as a guide to help teach your children responsibility and build their independence. Each level adds to the previous age levels list.

2 - 3 YEARS OLD

  • Unload the dishwasher of kid dishes, tupperware, utensils, etc.
  • Pick up their own toys and books
  • Dress themselves
  • Put dirty clothes in hamper
  • Restock toilet paper to bathrooms

4 - 5 YEARS OLD

  • Brush teeth
  • Load dishwasher, non-glass dishes
  • Empty small trash cans
  • Clear off the table of own dishes
  • Make bed
  • Put away folded clothes

6 - 7 YEARS OLD

  • Vacuum
  • Set table
  • Make basic meals
  • Shower/bathe themselves
  • Fold and put away clothes
  • Dusting
  • Clean own room

8 - 10 YEARS OLD

  • Clean toilets
  • Help with yard care
  • Floss teeth
  • Care for pets
  • Water plants
  • Clean mirrors
  • Own laundry

11 - 14 YEARS OLD

  • Make meals and meal plan
  • Garbage/recycling to curb
  • Mop
  • Clean bathrooms
  • Early job opportunities like neighborhood yard care, babysitting, paper route, etc.

15 - 18 YEARS OLD

  • Iron own clothes
  • Clean kitchen
  • Have a job in the community

BY AMOMSTAKE.COM