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monthly house chores for kids

Your family's monthly house chores list is sure to be very different from my family's list. 

Your list will differ depending on so many factors, such as how many kids you have and how old they are, the layout of your home, whether or not you have pets, where you live, how much (or how little) your family is home, and how meticulous you and the family intend to be with your housekeeping routine.

This is the monthly house chores list that works best for me.

monthly house chores for ages 3 to 5:

  • Sweep the garage floor with a push broom.

chores for ages 6 to 9:

  • Previous chores, plus:
  • Wipe smudges from walls and doors.

chores for ages 10 to 13:

  • Previous chores, plus:
  • Clean bedroom closets
  • Wash out kitchen trash container and surrounding area
  • Vacuum furniture
  • Clean leather furniture with a soft cloth
  • Wipe off the car's dashboard and upholstery

chores for ages 14 to 17:

  • Previous chores, plus:
  • Dust the ceiling fans
  • Clean the shower curtain
  • Disinfect the sink and drain
  • Sew on buttons and mend torn clothes.

Get a room-by-room age appropriate guide to kids chores here.

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