Chores at Any Age – A Guide for Parents

Giving your children responsibility around the house will teach them important life skills and help them grow up to be responsible adults.  As soon as a child is able to follow a simple command, he can start helping with household chores. Though the younger ones may not really be doing anything too helpful, involving your children in the household duties at a young age will develop great habits. Here's a guide for parents to help know what kids can do at which ages. Chores Toddlers Can Do Pick up their own toys Help put away laundry Help you dust or wipe down a cabinet* Chores Preschoolers Can Do Help set the table Help you water the lawn or garden Make their bed Chores That Grade-Schoolers Can Do vacuum feed the family pet fold laundry *A … [Read more...]