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Housecleaning Habits to Teach Your Kids

One Task at a Time

It’s easier for kids to get a job done if they can focus on one item at a time. Create a chore chart – or just make a list – and break down big tasks (like “clean your room”) into smaller steps (like “make the bed”, “empty the hamper”, and “clean up your blocks”). Tackling tasks via a list is a good habit to build for when they have to tackle science projects, research papers, and work presentations, too!