Health Tip: Giving Children Chores07/14/14
(HealthDay News) -- Establishing chores for children, even young
ones, can teach the importance of being part of a team and helping
out. It may also build self-esteem, experts say.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests these household
chores for children of most any age:
- Helping out with laundry, and putting away their own clothes
- Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming or mopping.
- Setting and clearing the table.
- Washing, drying and putting away dishes.
- Feeding, walking and cleaning up after family pets.
- Packing their lunches for school.
- Helping to make dinner.
- Working in the yard, washing the car or helping to clean
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