Age-Appropriate Chore List Printable


Looking for a chore list for your children that is age-appropriate? Look no further!

Newsflash! Moms, you don’t have to do it all! If you don’t have your children helping out around the house, you’re missing out on not only help for you, but a great learning opportunity for your children. In order to make a home run successfully, all family members need to pitch in and do their part.

So which household jobs can you hand over to your children?

I’ve compiled the following list of age-appropriate chores to help you out:{You can also get a FREE printable of this list along with 3 FREE Frozen-themed Chore Charts and/or 3 FREE Minecraft-themed Chore Charts at the bottom of this post!!}

Ages 2-4:

  • Help pick up toys.
  • Put dirty laundry in the hamper.
  • Help make their bed.
  • Help feed small pets {with supervision}
  • Help dust furniture {Little ones LOVE this chore!}
  • Help clean up small spills
  • Begin to help dress themselves.
  • Help set the table with supervision.
  • Help brush teeth.

Ages 5-6:

  • All of the above..
  • Dress themselves.
  • Pick up toys.
  • Make their bed.
  • Feed pets.
  • Help carry groceries.
  • Help set the table.
  • Brush teeth.
  • Water plants.
  • Help clear the table.

Ages 7-8:

  • All of the above…
  • Vaccuum
  • Mop with assistance.
  • Sweep.
  • Feed pets.
  • Exercise pets.
  • Put own laundry away
  • Assist with cooking.
  • Empty indoor trashcans.
  • Empty dishwasher.
  • Clean bedroom.
  • Help wash car.

Ages 9-11:

  • All of the above…
  • Wash dishes.
  • Load/unload dishwasher.
  • Prepare simple meals.
  • Begin to learn how to do laundry.
  • Transport garbage to the curb.
  • Clean bathroom.
  • Wipe down kitchen counters.

Ages 12-14:

  • All of the above…
  • Prepare simple meals.
  • Mow lawn.
  • Babysitting {if state laws allow}
  • Shovel snow.
  • Wash windows.

Ages 15-17:

  • All of the above..
  • Occasionally prepare meals.
  • Meal planning
  • Grocery shopping
  • Errands.
  • Any other needed duties.

Age-Appropriate Chore List

To get your own FREE copy of this printable list, simply enter your email address into the form below and you will receive a link to download the printable in your email.  If you do not receive the email within one hour, please email me at and I will send you the link directly. Be sure to check your spam folder too!

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Heather Bowen is the founder and owner of She and her husband live in North Carolina where they homeschool their two daughters. Heather is a former Labor & Delivery Nurse who traded in her scrubs and began blogging full-time in 2013. She is so glad you’re visiting her blog today and hopes to connect with you!


  1. Awesome chore chart. Shared on FB. 🙂

  2. This is great! Thank you for sharing!!


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