As parents, we all know that household chores can be overwhelming at times. But did you know that involving your little ones in age-appropriate chores can not only help lighten your load but also teach them valuable life skills? 

The energy kids have is something you can bring to your use. I have always incorporated Aarit and Angel in chores that they can be helpful at. Engaging children in household chores not only promotes responsibility and independence but also fosters a sense of accomplishment and pride in contributing to the family. 

In this blog, I will help you with  a list of chores that your little ones can help out with to become little helpers around the house.

  1. Making the Bed: Even young children can help with making the bed. Show them how to straighten the pillows and pull up the sheets and comforter. It may not be perfect, but it’s a great way to start teaching them about tidiness and routine.
  1. Setting the Table: Your little one can assist in setting the table for meals. Teach them to place the plates, napkins, utensils, and cups in their proper places. This not only helps with mealtime preparation but also teaches them about table manners and etiquette.
  1. Putting Away Toys: Encourage your child to put away their toys after playing. Provide them with a designated place for their toys and teach them to clean up after themselves. This promotes organization and tidiness.
  1. Sorting Laundry: Your little one can help with sorting laundry. Show them how to separate clothes into different piles, such as lights and darks. They can also help fold small items like socks and hand towels.
  1. Watering Plants: If you have indoor or outdoor plants, your child can assist with watering them. Teach them how to use a watering can or spray bottle and explain the importance of taking care of plants.
  1. Dusting: Your child can help with dusting by using a microfiber cloth or a feather duster. Show them how to dust surfaces such as furniture, shelves, and windowsills. This not only helps with cleanliness but also promotes fine motor skills.
  1. Wiping Surfaces: Your little one can help with wiping surfaces, such as countertops and tables, with a damp cloth. Teach them how to remove spills and crumbs, and how to clean up after themselves.
  1. Feeding Pets: If you have pets, your child can assist with feeding them. Teach them the appropriate amount of food to give and how to refill water bowls. This promotes empathy and caring for animals.
  1. Taking out the Trash: Your child can help with taking out the trash by gathering trash bags and disposing of them in the appropriate bins or cans. Make sure to supervise them and teach them about proper waste disposal.
  1. Cleaning their Room: Encourage your child to take responsibility for keeping their room tidy. They can help with making their bed, picking up toys, and putting away clothes. This promotes organization and cleanliness.

Remember, when involving your child in chores, it’s important to be patient, provide clear instructions, and praise their efforts. Chores should be age-appropriate and not overwhelming for your child. Make it a fun and enjoyable experience by turning it into a game or a challenge. 

By involving your little ones in household chores, you are not only teaching them important life skills but also instilling a sense of responsibility, independence, and pride in contributing to the family. 


Snehalata Jain, Mother, Lifestyle blogger, Traveler, Foodie and has a knack of parental advice. She loves to travel with her family and especially her daughter angel so that she can teach her kid the real life experience. A Micro Biologist and lecturer by profession, a full time mother and blogger by choice. She is a social media pro since 2012 handling over 100 profiles till now. Stepping to blog was her decision when she realized that whatever you do or experience, documentation makes it authentic. She loves photography and traveling and creating unique recipes which are healthy and tasty. She writes what she experience during her trips. About Blogsikka : It was just a quick decision to make my lifestyle blog , while searching for blog name. I wanted a name which is not related to specific things as my life is so dynamic that I can’t stick to one thing. I love travelling and eat delicacies from around the world. My love doesn’t stop here , infact I love to cook delicious thing which I see during my trips and replicate at home. Blogsikka is all about my own experiences of life and i write whatever i experience. And my backbone support is my husband DILKHUSH SHAH who is chartered accountant by profession and a hard core traveler by passion. He is the reason behind my all trips. DO FOLLOW MY BLOG : and my all social media tabs

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