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Chore Charts, Cards and Zones.....Oh MY!!!!

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There are so many "Chore Cleaning" Systems out there...how does one choose??
While I love everything that has to do with organizing, chore charts and systems have really eluded me.


My children clean with me. We homeschool, they're with me all the time. We usually are working side-by-side. So chore charts aren't really needed. I only have 2 of my 4 at home with me, so those elaborate systems aren't necessary.

Chore charts where you check off the work doesn't fit for us. Simply telling my 5 y/o , "Go clean your bedroom" doesn't work. Many times they don't know where to start or they're not really capable of listing in their own minds what to do first, next, etc.


The Zone cleaning looked good but a bit too complicated. While I love the idea of itemizing what they had to do in each room/zone, the flip chart was annoying and the the days of the week on each card wasn't necessary. Again, we work side-by-side.

What was I looking for?? Somet…

Chore Charts, Cards and Zones.....Oh MY!!!!

Image
There are so many "Chore Cleaning" Systems out there...how does one choose??
While I love everything that has to do with organizing, chore charts and systems have really eluded me.


My children clean with me. We homeschool, they're with me all the time. We usually are working side-by-side. So chore charts aren't really needed. I only have 2 of my 4 at home with me, so those elaborate systems aren't necessary.

Chore charts where you check off the work doesn't fit for us. Simply telling my 5 y/o , "Go clean your bedroom" doesn't work. Many times they don't know where to start or they're not really capable of listing in their own minds what to do first, next, etc.


The Zone cleaning looked good but a bit too complicated. While I love the idea of itemizing what they had to do in each room/zone, the flip chart was annoying and the the days of the week on each card wasn't necessary. Again, we work side-by-side.

What was I looking for?? Somet…