We have all been spending a LOT of time in our homes lately. Let’s invite the kids to help tidy up and make it fun for them! Household chores can be started with very young children, including those with special needs. Our kids are capable of learning household skills, even if they may be challenging.
Helping around the house can be playful. We found lots of ways to make cleaning fun. Try Chore Charts to keep your child on track and earn rewards.
- To get started, here are 5 Tricks to Get Kids to Clean-Up from WhatsUpMom: youtu.be/yWSFdGPp-ms
- Friendship Circle has two great posts:
- How to Teach Chores To Your Special Needs Child: friendshipcircle.org/blog/2012/03/07/how-to-teach-chores-to-your-special-needs-child/
- Nine Chore Suggestions For Your Child with Special Needs:
- 8 Ways to Make Cleaning Fun for Your Kids: sheknows.com/parenting/articles/834849/8-ways-to-make-cleaning-fun-for-your-kids/
- Go Old School and play the Barney Clean-Up Song: youtu.be/whrNJH8S-Ys
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