kfeusse Posted September 8, 2012 Share Posted September 8, 2012 I have 3 kids...ages 8, 10 and 12. They will be responsible for the following daily chores (without pay): making their beds, tidying their rooms, what I will call COD (chore of the day...which will rotate weekly): cleaning the kid's bathroom sink, helping with anything I need with lunch (setting table, clearing table etc) or dinner helper (same as lunch). And in the evening they will each have a "zone" to tidy up...livingroom, school room and entry way (which is where our 3 hamsters live as well as the coat rack...so there is always something to clean up) In addition to those: they do their own laundry (from beginning to end), help when asked with odd jobs throughout the day. Then I will have jobs on cards that they can do to earn extra money. The jobs on the cards are like: vacuuming, dusting baseboards, picking up toys and trash in the yard, vacuuming the stairs, sweeping sidewalk and patio. There are a few jobs that NEED to be done weekly. I am thinking of telling the kids if someone doesn't do this job during the week (for pay), I will assign the job to someone on Saturday (for no pay)...hoping to get them to see that if they do these things during the week, we will have more time to play on Saturday. Because on Saturday, the kids need to clean their attic rooms (which are rooms off their bedrooms that house most of the boy's toys...and on my daughter's room her's is her craft room), dump trash from little trashcans and then any card jobs not done during the week. Paying the kids for the paying jobs will happen on Saturday ONLY if they have kept up with their daily chores. (there is a chart that they will fill out when they have done a job to MY satisfaction...I will inspect before the chart is filled out). what do you think? Too complicated? doable? what would you change, if anything? thanks. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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