With the New Year upon us, many of us are thinking about creating good habits around the house. Chore charts can be a great way to establish new habits for ourselves, our kids, or even roommates, and maybe even have some fun cleaning and organizing. Here are
17 19 chore chart ideas that will help you create good habits and organize your home!
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Free printable chore chart ideas
Here are some free printable chore lists that you can use with kids of all ages.
Chevron-pattern chore chart
This cute chore chart has chevron patterns in colors for boys and girls. It would be super-easy to laminate so that you can use it over and over. You could have standard chores that the kids do every week. Or you could leave the chores blank and write in new ones weekly with dry-erase markers.
Check, check, done
This is cute idea for younger kids. It’s more of a daily responsibility chart than a chore chart. I love how it’s broken down into morning and evening tasks.
Colorful printable chart charts
Here are eight colorful chore charts that are just super-cute. You can tell that a professional designer created them!
Chore chart ideas for toddlers
Age-appropriate chore chart ideas for kids
You may be wondering what chores are appropriate for different-age kids. Here are some chore chart ideas for toddlers and older children.
More age-appropriate chores
Here’s another handy list of appropriate chores for kids in different age groups.
Preschool morning routine
If you want to teach your toddler the value of a morning routine and build in some fun accountability, this free printable daytime checklist is just what you need. I bet the littles just love checking off their tasks with a magic marker! (Using stickers would be fun, too!)
Chore chart cards with pictures
This is a brilliant idea for the littles who can’t read yet. Use pictures of the task they are supposed to complete!
Free printable chore charts for multiple children
Simple weekly printable chore chart
If you have multiple kids at home, it can be hard to remember who is supposed to do what chore. This simple chart can be printed off weekly for each child.
Chore card lanyards
Here’s a fun way to rotate chores among multiple children so that they don’t get bored. Each lanyard has a card with a daily job AND it has instructions for how to complete the task.
Chore charts with money or rewards
Want to teach your kids the joy of earning their own money? Try out one of these chore charts with money.
Work for hire chores
I love this simple “Work for Hire” chore board. Rachel shows you how to make it and how she implemented it in her own household.
Star Wars inspired chore chart and chore bucks
This is a super-cute idea if you have Star Wars fans at home. Download this Star Wars-themed chore chart and accompanying “chore bucks” to incent them to complete their daily chores.
Free printable kids chore & rewards chart
If you don’t want to pay money straight out, you could set up a rewards system. The kids earn points that can be traded in for rewards of their choosing. This chore & rewards chart set has space for the chores, points, & rewards available. Such a great idea!
DIY chore chart ideas
If you want to get crafty with your chore charts, check out these DIY chore chart ideas.
Cookie sheet chore chart
Have old yucky cookie sheets in your kitchen cabinets? Why not repurpose them into a super-cute magnetic chore chart? That’s what Amanda did, all with stuff she already had around the house.
Framed magnetic chore chart
Here’s another idea for a magnetic chore chart. This one uses a printable magnet sheet (I didn’t know that was a thing!) Really cute DIY project and you could even enlist the kids to help make them.
If you don’t want to use a chart, then try these cute chore boxes. One box has chores “To Do” with each chore printed on colorful paper. When the chore is completed, move it to the “Done” box. You could make this into a fun game by seeing how many chores you can move from one box to the other in a set amount of time.
Cute and easy DIY chore chart ideas
Chore chart for adults
Chore charts are not just for kids! I find it super-helpful to have lists of chores that need to be completed. That way I know what I have already done and what still needs doing.
Weekly and daily house chores
If you want to get organized with your housework, then weekly and daily chore lists are a must! This free printable will help you set up a routine (plus it’s so pretty).
Spring cleaning checklist
Spring cleaning is a big job! But isn’t it a great feeling when everything in the house has been decluttered and deep cleaned? This Spring Cleaning checklist will make sure that you don’t miss anything.
Chore chart ideas for roommates
If you live with roommates, than a chore chart is a great way to ensure that everyone pitches in and shares the responsibility for keeping your home clean and organized.
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