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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i do this with my daughter. i did it with my older ones and till now they still help with the house. i have to say it helps.

Little helper

Kalene89 10/11/2015

Being pregnant with a toddler is already a handful but my daughter is picking up on helping me around the house. She already throws garbage away and empties the bottom part of the dishwasher she pulls the laundry out from the dryer its little things they see you do they want to help you so take a minute to explain it to them and they will get into the habit of actually doing these things.





Gusher 10/10/2015

These are some really good ideas i will have to try them out with my little ones

Good Ideas

Dana 10/9/2015

I'll definitely try to use some of these to keep my little one involved.

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