The following is a post from contributing writer Lauren from Mama’s Learning Corner.
Setting up a schedule with kids and chores can sometimes be overwhelming: Where should I start? Should we have a reward system? Do I need a chart?
Browse through these great homeschooling links and see what methods would fit your particular family the best.
Chore Sticks for Kids – The Frugal Girls
This is an easy and inexpensive method for kids to keep track of what jobs have been completed and which jobs need attention.
How to Get Your Kids to Love Cleaning – Smockity Frocks
Connie shares how she got her kids to love cleaning. Take her example and figure out what will work for your kiddos!
Kitchen Chores for Kids – Life as MOM
Grab some ideas about kitchen jobs you can assign to your kids. This is an easy, step-by-step breakdown of possible assignments.
Ways for Kids to Earn Money Around the House – The Homeschool Classroom
Have a child that wants to earn extra money around the house? This set-up is easy and brilliant.
Editable Chore Chart – A Mom Having Fun
If you’re looking for a traditional chore chart, download this one which you can edit for your family’s specific needs.
Printable Chore List to Use in a Pocket Chart – Confessions of a Homeschooler
If you have younger or more visual children, these printable chore cards might be a good fit.
Organize Kids Chores with Kanban – Natural Moms
If you’re familiar with the Kanban-style of doing things, take a peek at this chart. It is easy to assemble and rearrange with sticky notes, which is appealing.
Lauren Hill is the homeschooling mama to 4 fabulous little people, ages 8 to 2 1/2. In her free time (ha!) she creates worksheets and printables for preschoolers-2nd graders, including themed resource packets (think unit study). Follow Lauren on Pinterest to find a plethora of homeschool ideas, encouragement, and (of course) worksheets and printables.
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