• Chore chart

    Chore chart

    • Chore charts are also called reward charts, behavior charts, chore calendars, chore lists or task lists. A chore chart is a listing used to track and organize the house work. The chart can be physical or virtual and is often a means used by parents to post chores expected of their children.

      Different homes have different ways of organizing and implementing a chore system, including simple paper charts tacked on the refrigerator. There has been a lot of research, experiential evidence and discussion of chore charts.

      Chore charts list household tasks, sometimes one chore chart per child and sometimes a combined list. Since children of different abilities and ages can handle various responsibilities, the chores featured on a chore chart can be divided by age.

      Younger children may not responsibly handle complex chores, but may still be able and want to help around the house. 6 Year kids are able to make much more things, than 4-year ones. So You should choose chore charts by your kid's age. This may help instill the good habit of responsibility from an early age.

      Below is a listing of age appropriate chores:

      3-5 years:

      Children at 6–8 years old like to be independent, so chores they can do by themselves are an ideal fit. Some of these include:

      For children 9–12 years old are important in instilling responsibility, so reward and punishment can be introduced. Chores and additional responsibilities can include:

      Teenagers can handle most household chores, but reward and consequence are important now because their schedules may force them to be forgetful about household duties. More chores include:

      While some parents do not give allowance or reward for household chores, there is evidence that allowance and reward helps to create financially sound adults and teach financial responsibility.

      • Making the bed
      • Gathering dirty laundry
      • Take bath
      • Going to bed
      • Clean room
      • Put Toys away
      • Eating meals
      • Using the toilet
      • Help put clean laundry away
      • Help making food
      • Brushing teeth
      • Brushing their hair
      • Getting dressed by yourself
      • Help with cleaning
      • Read book
      • Do or help with homework
      • Helping with cooking or food preparation
      • Putting laundry away
      • Taking out the trash
      • Vacuuming or mopping
      • Clean up after pets
      • Feed and water pets on a schedule
      • Do yard work, like raking leaves and gardening
      • Wash windows
      • Mow lawn
      • Prepare meals
      • Put away groceries and prepare the shopping list
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