Family Chore Chart Ideas for All Ages to Get Everyone Helping

Do you feel like a broken record, constantly nagging everyone to pick up their clutter over and over?

Instead of wishing the family would pitch in and help with the chores, why not take steps to get organized and make a family chore chart?

It’s just like a cleaning schedule, except it’s a great visual for children to see what chores they are responsible for completing.

Chores Should Be Part of a Daily Routine

Chores should become part of a family’s daily routine and can also add more structure to their day. For young children, chores can start as basic as learning personal care.

Assigning Age Appropriate Chores

Yes, even the little ones can contribute to the household chores. Of course, they will need supervision.

Toddler Age

Brush teeth Help with picking-up toys Use the potty Get ready for bedtime


Young children who attend daycare, nursery, or preschool often help tidy up the playroom at school. They can also participate in chores at home, like they are learning to do small tasks at school.

Children Ages 5 to 8

– Complete the same chores as the toddlers and the preschoolers – Wipe tabletops – Put dirty clothes in the hamper – Bring meal plate to the counter

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