My five year old is starting to learn the value of a dollar. Ok, he doesn't realize the value, but he has figured out that it can buy him things! I've known this time was coming and my wheels have been turning on how to allow him to earn money, but stay clear that some chores we do… Read More Kids chore chart to earn money
It's a topic that is debated quite frequently around the mom and family blogosphere. Some people are in the camp that doing chores and household tasks is part of being in the family and therefore don't require compensation. Others believe school is a child's "job" and household chores count as extra work. Then there are beliefs all over in between with every type of combination you could imagine.
I was generally against the conccept of allowance. I wanted my kids to earn money rather than just have it be given to them. Here's why we decided to give our kids allowance that's not tied to chores. Complete with details on when and how much we pay them.
Summer is the perfect time to introduce new chores! This list gives you an idea of tasks kids can learn at each age. Don’t expect mastery - think of chores as a way to teach life skills that help your kids grow into adults. Click through to find this printable chart as well as suggestions for 10 types of chore charts you can create for your family.