Household chores by age

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Chores offer an important way for kids to learn responsibility, and even children as young as age 2 can help out around the house. Here’s a list to help your family started with some age-appropriate chores!

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Age Chores
2 years to 3 years
  • Put away toys
  • Set table
4 years to 5 years
  • Get mail
  • Help with yardwork
  • Feed pets
6 years to 7 years
  • Clear table after meals
  • Pour own drinks and get snacks
  • Empty wastebaskets
8 years to 9 years
  • Sweep or mop floor
  • Load or run dishwasher
  • Run/take own bath
10 years to 11 years
  • Help make dinner
  • Mow lawn
  • Clean kitchen
12 years to 14 years
  • Grocery shop from a small list
  • Prepare dinner
  • Clean bathrooms

Also see: How to – and when to – get your kids to help with chores

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