Chores by Age by sunshineandhurricanes: Raising happy, responsible and independent kids means helping them gain the essential life skills they will need as adults. Expecting children to contribute to the family by doing chores not only helps them gain those life skills, but also helps them to build confidence ... #Infographic #Parenting #Importance_of_Chores

Children NEED To Do Chores

Chores by Age: Raising happy, responsible and independent kids means helping them gain the essential life skills they will need as adults.

rainbow treasure hunt! (alternate idea from a comment: As a kid I went to a friend’s birthday party where her mom did something similar–except, each skein of yarn was wrapped around the room individually, leading to personalized gift bags. It was a giant maze that forced everyone to crawl all around, under and over each other to follow our trail. She tied the end opposite of the gift bag to a TP roll, so that we could wind up the yarn as we went. It was a blast!)

The Easter Bunny wraps yarn from the room individually, leading to personalized gift bags; giant maze to crawl all around; tied the end opposite of the gift bag to a TP roll to wind up the yarn as you go

great list of fantastic series for kids ages 8-12. great books to put on the summer reading list!

30 best book series for kids ages 8-12 summer reading list

Find the 30 best book series for kids ages Great ideas for a summer reading list. Books for boys. Books for girls.

20 Must-Try Summer Science Activities for Kids - Lemon Lime Adventures

25+ Must-Try Summer Science Activities for Kids

Growing a STEM Classroom: Make your Science Pop with Pop Rocks! Have the kids observe the chemical reaction that takes place between the pop rocks and soda/water!

100 Funny Knock Knock Jokes For Your Kids: get ready for some laughter and fun with our collection of knock-knock jokes for kids!

101 Rib-Tickling Funny Knock Knock Jokes for Kids

100 Funny Knock Knock Jokes For Your Kids: get ready for some laughter and fun with our collection of knock-knock jokes for kids!

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Age Appropriate Chores for Kids

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How to make DIY Cookie Sheet Chore Charts + link to Free Printable. Cheap, easy way to get kids motivated to help out with the family chores!

DIY Cookie Sheet Chore Charts

Turn cookie sheets into chore charts! These DIY Cookie Sheet Chore charts are a great way to motivate kids to do chores and help around the house.

How to make your own Summer Reading Program for Kids, plus a Free Printable chart!

Summer Reading Program for Kids - Free Printable Chart

Summer is the perfect time to encourage kids to read books and hopefully love it too! You can customize this fun summer reading program for kids. There’s even a free printable chart!

Choices!  I can totally see using this at school.  When students need a break or time away, make a choice about what they want to do!  Give them the power to choose!

Pick Your Chores Magnetic Chore Chart. Love this idea! Still have to do chores but it gives them a choice.

Easy Kool-Aid Sherbet is the perfect summertime treat! You can make any flavor you want and you only need three ingredients!

Easy Kool-Aid Sherbet is the perfect summertime treat! You can make any flavor you want and you only need three ingredients. Fun & simple ice cream recipe from This would be fun to do with the kids - Butter With A Side of Bread via

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