One of my local Moms Groups that meets every month was talking about Getting Organized for the new year last month and one of the topics that came up was Chore Charts for Kids by Ages. There are a lot of lists out there for Different Chore Charts and tons of resources on Age Appropriate Chores for kids so I thought that I would not only offer you a list of Ideas of Chores by Age but also share with you some of my Favorite FREE Printable Chore Charts for Kids!
We have put together a good list of Chores for Kids by Ages, keep in mind every kid is different these are just guidelines and suggestions, choose the chores that fit and work best for your kids!
List of Ideas of Chores by Age
Chores for Kids Ages 2-3:
Pick Up Toys & place in Toy Basket
Wipe Off Table
Bring Laundry from Hamper to Laundry Room
Put Clothes in the Dryer
Throw Trash Away
Chores for Kids Ages 4-5:
Set the Table (We just do Forks and Napkins at this age)
Fold Dish Towels
Make Their Bed
Pick Up Their Room
Clear the Table
Put up Silverwear out of Dishwasher (Without Knives)
Empty Small Wastebaskets around the house
Help Make Dinner or Lunch
Take out Recycling
Chores for Kids Ages 6-7:
Get Mail or Newspaper
Clean Out Car of Trash & Vacuum
Put Up Groceries
Chores for Kids Ages 8-10:
Taking Out Trash
Weeding in the Garden
Walk the Dogs
Chores for Kids ages 11 and older:
Mowing the Yard
Wash the Car
Clean Out the Pool
FREE Printable Chore Charts for Kids
I also have a FREE Printable Blank Chore Chart you can use! You can fill in Age Appropriate Chores for you kids. I thought about making customized Chore Charts. Let me know if you’d rather have those but I thought that personally I prefer being able to customize things like this for my specific kids and the things that work best for our family!
You can put the Chore Charts in a Plastic Sleeve Protector and hang them on the Fridge, then use a Dry Erase Marker or Crayon (Like these here) to Check off Tasks each day. You can easily wipe these clean and start over at the beginning of each week!
FREE Printable Responsibility Charts for Kids
I also thought I would do a Daily Responsibilities Chart this is a fun way for Kids to keep up with what needs to be done every day. At our house this includes taking toys to their rooms, cleaning their rooms, brushing their teeth, making their bed, picking up dirty clothes etc.
The great thing about these forms is you can completely customize them with the Chores/Responsibilities that work for you and your family!
I would love for you to share what has worked for your family at different ages, just leave a comment below!
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