1. Make chores fun for kids with weekly chore bingo

Make chores fun for kids with weekly chore bingo

Let's face it; even adults don't like doing chores. But, small tasks like making the bed or picking up toys is a great way for kids to start learning responsibility. You can make these tasks more fun and inspire your little ones to help out around the house with this simple game.

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  • What you need:

    1 – 15" x 15" Post-it® Big Pad
    1 pack of in 2 different colors
    1 marker
    1 ruler

    What you need

  • What to do:

    1. Draw a chart on the Post-it® Big Pad, 4 boxes wide by 4 boxes tall, with each box measuring approximately 3 inches square.

    Draw a chart on the Post-it® Big Pad

  • 2. Write "Weekly Chore Bingo" at the top, and write a household chore or task in each box. Talk with your kids about what chores are appropriate for them to do.

    Write "Weekly Chore Bingo" at the top

  • 3. Set aside 16 Post-it® Page Markers (8 of each color).

    Set aside 16 Post-it® Page Markers

  • 4. Write your kids' names on the Post-it® Page Markers, and stick them to the edges of the poster.

    Write your kids' names on the Post-it® Page Markers, and stick them to the edges of the poster

  • 5. Throughout the week, after someone completes a chore, they can move one of their names into the corresponding box.

    Throughout the week, after someone completes a chore, they can move one of their names into the corresponding box

  • 6. The first person to accomplish four chores in any direction gets a surprise! (The surprise can be anything that's motivating to your kids, like an allowance or extra computer time.) You can also use alternate versions of the traditional bingo win—four corners, postage stamp, blackout, etc.

    The first person to accomplish four chores in any direction gets a surprise!

  • 7. Enjoy your clean house all summer!

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