If the words “pick up your dirty laundry,” are on a constant loop, welcome to the club. Keep your daily routine in order and chart a course for clean this summer. We’ve picked 10 of our favorites chore charts that range from toddler to teen, and electronic to seasonal. A few are free, and a few can be purchased for a nominal fee. And really, isn’t a few bucks worth paying to keep our sanity in check? Click through the slideshow below to see them all.


You don’t have to be crafty to pull off this brilliant mason jar idea from Our Three Peas. Using terms like “must-do” and "can-do,” you’ll separate the things that just need to be done from the things that can be done to earn rewards. You can even pick chores based on age and season. To see what you’ll need (about five items!) and how to lay the ground rules, head over to Our Three Peas.

photo: Michelle Thomas via Our Three Peas


Does your family use chore charts to help teach responsibility? Tell us which are your favorite!

— Gabby Cullen & Leah R. Singer


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