Making a DIY chore chart is not only fun, but educational. It is important to teach children living skills so that they can take care of themselves when they leave the nest. Involving them in household chores does not only build their ability and independence, but also increase their sense of helping and confidence. Here is a reference list of chores appropriate for different ages.
Every child is different and develops in different pace. It is critical that you assign the chores according to your child’s pace.
To make the chores more fun and let children more involved, this magnet chore chart might be a good idea. Head over to a spotted pony for the DIY tutorial here…
Lastly, reward your children for their achievements or being helpful. Reward doesn’t always have to be monetary. Parents should have multiple ways to do so: high five, hug, kiss, play, etc. Meanwhile, paying children for their works is not a bad idea either, especially if parents can teach children about money, and coach them basic financial skills.
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