How do you assign chores to kids of different age groups?

Kids are the pampered ones for every parent! This is obviously true but you will miss out your kids’ responsibilities when not assigned any chores. So chores are the main objective for the children in developing their learning skill sets, behavior, sharing the needs, family involvement, etc.

Besides all these, how much of them can think, getting things done by their kids realistically? The answer might be quite a few. However, for the first time, you will have to tackle your child for the new task, regardless of age. Your child might be capable of doing chores quicker or later, it depends on their maturity, good motor skills or their level of concentration. Whatever capacity they are up to doesn’t matters, getting chores done frequently develops their personal and family responsibilities.

You may question yourself, “what chores can my children learn and what chores they would be capable of doing at the present age”? Beginners need some sort of pointers for even the simplest tasks. Here are the listed examples of kids chores recommended by Track Chores.


Track Chores recommended chores for the kids under different age criteria

For Toddlers

  • Collecting snail in a pail
  • Pick up their toys
  • Throw away the diapers in trash
  • Arrange the toys after playing

Ages Between 3 to 6

  • Arrange the outside toys in proper boxes
  • Cleaning messy bedrooms
  • Remove the clothes from dryer
  • Fill pet’s water and food bowl
  • Arrange books on bookshelf
  • Clean up spills after the meals


Ages Between 7 to 10

Responsible for the chores aged between 3 to 6 and apart from that, the following chores can be assigned too.

  • Plant the vegetables and seeds
  • Watering outdoor plants
  • Watering indoor plants
    • Rectify the plants with gardening games
      • Cleaning the outdoor play table with sponge
      • Planting and gardening

Ages Between 11 to 14

Children of these age groups are more capable of doing the chores aged between 7 to 10.

  • Taking care of personal hygiene
  • Wash the exterior windows
  • Arrange the mattresses
  • Fold the washed clothes
  • Interior vacuum cleaning
  • Unload dishwasher

Ages Between 15 to 18

  • Washing dirty dishes
  • Help to prepare the meals
  • Sweeping and mopping the floors
  • Wipe the dirty walls
  • Harvesting vegetables
  • Dry the wet clothes

Getting the chores done gives them a sense of responsibility and achievement!


Assign these chores for your children and share your new experience with the Track Chores.




Want to keep your young ones busy? Here is an easy way to allocate chores, track the chores’ completion, reward them. Your kids learn about the life’s important part “RESPONSIBILITIES”.

Everywhere we see moms & dads keep beckoning their young ones to do this and that and so on – only to realize at the end that the chores are not done at all or done incompletely. We can see only the inputs instead of the output. Arguments, the battle of words and the ensuing stress – disrupts your piece at the end. Here are some of the dos and don’s to get yourself rescued from this situation.

  1. Assign the chores in such a way that the chores inspire your kids.
  2. Use the chore charts creatively
  3. Motivate them by giving more rewards.
  4. Encourage them even if they complete their chores in crummy, clumsy way
  5. Chores must be suitable to their age. View here for chores under different age criteria

When you come up with these certain things, you would watch your kids asking for the chores rather than you asking them to do some…

Here come Track Chores which helps you discover exclusively fun and entertaining chores for your kids. Through TrackChores you can easily find out your kids’ hobby (by identifying their interested chore). during this moment I would like to share an experience: One of the Track Chores parents assigned a chore “drawing illustration”, which made her kid to doodle and fiddle (to draw casually). Until that point of time, the parent did not know her kid was an artist!

Besides getting the mundane tasks that kids need to learn done, Track Chores’ way of approach to assigning the chores brings out your kids creative talent! Apart from homework, household activities, chores can also be assigned to ensure the kids take their regular food without fail. They get rewarded for completing the chore, you become happy that your kid took food! You can encourage them to eat healthy foods by assigning the chores for those categories and double their rewards.

Well – I need to talk about the rewards now! What are the greatest and most prominent rewards? The answer to this varies depending on the age of the kid (pre-schooler, teen or?)  and what kind of a kid he/she is (shy & reclusive, outgoing, needing attention etc) Look at the below list of the recommended rewards for this winter season:


1. Construct a blizzard man

2. Skating on snow

3.  Bake your own pies & cookies

4.  Construct a fort with the snow

5.  Skating with ice

6.  Fuzzy furry sandal


Track Chores mobile apps are available for both Android and iOS.