Housework with Toddlers

Housework with Toddlers

Since our kids like to imitate us, why not show them ways to help around the house? Some easy chores kids can do (with parental supervision) include dusting, watering plants and sorting laundry. Get more ideas.

Ready to start teaching your child to help around the house? Now is just the time to take advantage of her desire to imitate you. She may slow things down at first (don't be surprised if the housework takes at least twice as long with her "helping"), but in the long run, her participation will pay off in so many ways. For one thing, she'll feel proud to be a part of the family's responsibilities.

At this age, your child should be able to help you:

  • dust
  • water plants
  • put laundry in piles
  • hold a dustpan

Just don't expect her to work alone — she'll need you there every step of the way.

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Lil Helpers

8/27/2015

Those were great ideas that were pointed out. To have toddlers help around the home true it does take more time but the child feels more involved and actually enjoys helping out.I liked this !

Little Helper

8/24/2015

My daughter is all about the laundry! She loves helping with putting in piles, adding it to the washer and then to the drier too, as well as folding. I also have her put her clothes away.

Can't wait

8/24/2015

I can't wait for her to want to help

Mommies helper

8/22/2015

My little one loves to dust with my swiffer,she looks so cute

Son

8/22/2015

I wish my son could just pick up his toys right now

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