Think Your Kids Hate Cleaning? Here are 6 Ways To Get Them Involved!
Think Your Kids Hate Spring Cleaning? Here are 6 Ways to Get Them Involved!
Spring season is here, and you know what this means? Sun’s out, birds are chirping, flowers are blossoming, and people are having their annual spring cleaning. For parents, it’s another time to encourage their toddlers, 7-year-olds, or teens to take part and join in the action.
Sure, cleaning and kids may not seem to mix well, but sometimes, all it takes is a little push and pep talk (or maybe even rewards) from their folks. As long as you keep the tasks simple, age-appropriate, and exciting, your children would love nothing more than to help out in the household cleaning.
By starting them young, you’ll definitely see them grow up as responsible and independent adults. Trust us: They’ll thank you for that later on.
Since we know how frustrating it can be, especially for first-time parents, to persuade their little ones to participate in spring cleaning, we’ve prepared a short list of things any parent can do to encourage their kids to take part in the spring cleaning. Take a look at them:
- Explain spring cleaning as a wonderful concept.
Before you and your cleanup squad go your separate ways and take on your designated chores, let them know that spring cleaning is actually a great opportunity for everyone to practice responsibility and teamwork.
- Turn it into a party.
Don’t bore your kids with a plain cleaning chore. Create an environment of fun and productivity by infusing a bit of entertainment into the chores. Crank up some upbeat tunes and get them to dance along with you as they’re sweeping the floors or washing the dishes.
- Reward them.
Everyone suddenly becomes motivated to get the job done once they know that there are incentives on the table. Tell your kids that they’ll be expecting a surprise at the end of the day, and just like that, you’ll see them performing their chores more diligently. You can take them to their favorite candy shop or add an extra hour to their playtime—whatever makes them happy!
- Offer choices.
Instead of assigning them chores, let your children decide which ones they’d like to handle. Since they would likely choose tasks that they feel most comfortable doing, there’s no reason for them to complain or slack off while doing the task.
- Compliment them.
Let your children know how proud you are of them by giving them genuine praises each time they complete a task. In fact, positive words coming from parents can make a lasting impact on any child. The more you recognize their efforts, the more motivated they become.
- Work with them.
If you see one of your children having a difficult time doing a certain task, be there to guide them properly. Before you know it, the two of you would be spending some quality time together!
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