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Keeping Busy with Chores!

A lot of routines have been disrupted in light of social distancing and the newly issued shelter in place order. But there is one way to maintain a routine in all the madness and that’s with chores!

Based on the age group of your child, here are examples of chores that can be given

Ages 2-3 

  • Make their bed 
  • Put toys/books away
  • Dust (make it fun by putting an old sock over your kiddos hand)

Ages 4-5

  • Clear/Set a table
  • Take laundry to/from laundry room
  • Get mail/newspaper

Ages 6-8

  • Empty Dishwasher
  • Clean bathroom sinks/counters
  • Collect trash from waste baskets

Ages 9-11

  • Clean toilets
  • Vacuum
  • Mop floors

Ages 12+

  • Makes simple meals
  • Wash windows
  • Clean Refrigerator

Written by: Kim Deskoski, MOTRL

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