Courtesy of  It is so important to instill responsibility and a great work ethic  into our children.  Giving children chores is a great way to achieve this. Chores can be as simple as making the bed or doing the dishes. The actual chore isn’t really that important but what is important is that they are doing something to help around the house.  Some parents even reward their children with an allowance if they complete their chores. I think this is a great idea because it presents an opportunity for children to learn how to save their money as well. Killing two birds with one stone. I provided a list below of great chore ideas for your kids. If you never gave your kids chores before I advise to just pick an one age appropriate chore for now and then add on more as time goes on.

Chore Ideas:

Make the bed

Clean the dishes

Putting dishes away

Help feed pets

Set the table

Picking up toys

Put away laundry

Folding towels

Help water the garden

Help prepare lunch

Dust furniture

Empty small trash cans


Help cook

Help with putting groceries away

Clean mirrors

Yard work

What chores do you give your children? Tell us in the comment section below.

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