Learning Life Skills: List of Household Tasks for Different Ages and Stages

Learning Life Skills: List of Household Tasks for Different Ages and Stages

Babies 0-12 months, Kids 5 - 12 years, Parenting, Positive Discipline, Preschoolers 3-5 yrs, Toddlers 12- 36 months
Children when encouraged often love to help around the house. Not only does it help them feel like they are capable and contributing members of the family, it also helps both parent and child have a chance to connect. Wondering what jobs your child can do around the house? With a little bit of help, children can do just about any task around the house and as they grow they can become more and more capable of carrying out these taks independently.  Having children help with just one to three tasks is a great way to get started. Here is list of household tasks for different ages and stages: Toddlers From 1 to 3 years toddlerhood is a great time to start involving children with household taks. Naturally curious about…
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Two Boys and Papa in the Kitchen: Recipe For Disaster?

Family Communication, Parenting
  Welcome to the November Carnival of Natural Parenting: Kids in the Kitchen This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared how kids get involved in cooking and feeding. Please read to the end to find a list of links to the other carnival participants.   The kitchen is my domain - i'm in it probably more than any othe room in the house. More hours than I can even count. Involving my three kiddos with cooking has become routine for us.  From cracking eggs to mashing potatoes and crushing crackers to make crust, over time i have figuredout a way to modify and hand over tasks to the "mini chefs" as…
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