When you spend most days at home alone with young children the twelve hours between wake up and bedtime can sometimes seem impossible to fill. I like to keep things as varied as possible for the sake of my own sanity so I try to mix things up with Caterpillar on my non-working days. We go to a toddler class, visit friends and family or even just break up the day with a trip to the park or the library.
However, you can’t be out all the time, we all need down time at home too. And when we are at home we can’t spend all our time playing with our children, much as they would love us to. There are countless chores and tasks to take care of and my son often gets frustrated when I tell him mummy has to “get on.”
One way I try to dodge a tantrum is to get him involved in the household tasks. I’ve mentioned before, I am not a fan of housework of any kind and I’m pretty lazy, but for some reason kids seem to love being able to help out. Here are a few examples of the chores Caterpillar “helps” me with:
This is Caterpillar’s favourite task and we make it into quite an activity. I throw the clothes down the stairs and he helps me put them all in the washing machine, he loves to put the powder in and push the button
This is my husband’s domain but Caterpillar has been joining in with this since he could walk. It’s actually a really cute game between them. Hubs lets Caterpillar pretend to Hoover using one of the extra attachments, let’s him turn the button on and off and makes him laugh with the nozzle
Since we don’t have a dishwasher (sob!), washing dishes tends to be what I spend most of my time doing. Obviously, Caterpillar is too young to handle slippery crockery so I sometimes let him wash up his plastic plates and cups. But what he finds most fun is simply putting cutlery away so he often helps with that
All kids seem to adore making cakes and biscuits (this probably has something to do with the end result!) but lately Caterpillar asks to help me make dinner too. I let him do simple tasks like put pasta into a saucepan or stir something and this seems to give him a big thrill. I can’t wait until he’s a little older and I can share more of my passion for cooking with him
I can’t say Caterpillar particularly enjoys this one but it’s certainly something we try to encourage. He helps me put away his toys away before going up for his bath and bedtime, which I think helps him get into the end-of-day mindset. He’s a bit of a nightmare for getting every single toy out throughout the day so recently I’ve also been trying to encourage him to tidy one item away before getting out another
Let’s be honest, none of this “help” makes housework quicker or simpler for us but I think it’s good to get children involved sometimes as it makes them feel important and they get extra time with you. It also helps them to understand that you simply can’t spend all your time with them which is a good thing too.
Before having Caterpillar I worked five days a week with a long commute so one of the many changes that caught me off guard when becoming a parent was suddenly spending a lot of extra time at home. One way to make that transition easier is to make your home as beautiful and comfortable as you can.
The kind folks at Wayfair have offered the chance to win a huge £150 giftcard to spend on their beautiful selection of homewares. There is so much choice from furniture to cookware, lighting, beautiful home furnishings and so much more. Enter below for your chance to win.
426 comments on “Five Household Chores To Share With Your Toddler PLUS £150 Wayfair Giveaway”
What a great giveaway. I really need to buy a bunk bed so fingers crossed. Great ideas for chores to shae with your children and I think it is really important that you do this as it encourages them to take responsibility but like you say you have to accept that perhaps they aren’t really going to be much help! #bloggersclubuk
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I love the idea of getting little one’s to help out with household things. The key is definitely to make it fun. And I also think it’s a good idea to never mention the word chores, like it’s a boring or unlikeable task. I found that out by acting like I enjoyed it, with my nephews. They wanted to do them with me, because I made it sound like it was fun lol 😀
Ha ha, couldn’t agree more! I use the same technique for going to the dentist too – “but the moving chair is so much FUN, baby!” Works like a charm! Thanks for reading x
Lovely giveaway thanks! Lovely to hear little caterpillar enjoys helping you around the house!
Thanks, he’s a bit of a neat freak like his dad. Thanks for commenting x
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I think this is a wonderful idea. Both my niece and my nephew live with me an we have always encouraged them to take part in the household chores, firstly by making It a game when they were younger and then later by plain old bribery!!!!
Bribery is always a winner! Thanks for commenting x
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My Sister – in – Law always expected her children to put rubbish in the Livingroom litter bin as soon as they were finished, as soon as they could walk. Her own Mother had been a stay at home Mother, and had brought up children to tidy up after themself, clean up after themself, pay a portion of each household bill. They lived in their bedrooms, whilst Parents lived in the Livingroom and retired to their bedroom to sleep. Only Parents guests were brought into Livingroom. Children, even when they became adult whilst living with their Parents took their own guests to their bedroom. This meant the Livingroom was clean, tidy, quiet etc for Parents use. So unlike my own upbringing all guests were brought to the Livingroom, as was seen as visiting the family home and family. We all made guests welcome and interacted together. Meant that family members got to know each others friends etc.
Toddlers are part of the family, becoming mobile and more independent, they quickly learn. It is good to safely involve them in everyday tasks. Then they are enabled to be an active family member, know and accept what is allowed, what Parents will allow them to do with Parental assistance etc. Can be good for developing Social Skills, Communication, Respect etc. Children develop, and need practice to improve on skills etc.
Wow, that is very organised! You’re absolutely right though re developing different development areas. Thanks for reading and your comments 🙂
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Fab tips for getting little ones involved in household tasks, they are sure to help Caterpillar grow into a beautiful butterfly.
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the kids do help but could do more
I think most people feel the same. Thanks for reading 🙂
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My daughter has always loved helping – at times I have to remind her that I’m the mother! My son’s totally different. The only job he likes doing is taking the bin out!
I think that’s pretty standard 😉 Thanks for reading 🙂
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Less toddler I need to share chores with, more the mr.
Ha ha, I’m v lucky with that as my hubs is a bit of a neat freak. Thanks for reading 🙂
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My youngest loves to “help” brush up, she spends ages carefully sweeping up….. only to drop it on the way to the bin!!!! But she loves to help so I let her and then clean up after she has finished!!!
Ha ha, yes my son does that too! Thanks for reading and commenting 🙂
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Great Ideas! My little ones love feeling helpful. Another great one is giving them a damp cloth and letting them wipe down the walls to get rid of all those little mucky handprints which I never get around to doing!
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I think they enjoy it. I sometimes have to wash my hair while my niece is with me and she hold the towel for me and picks the shampoo and tells me what it does (cleans hair – conditioner makes it soft but no bubbles)
Oh bless her! Thanks for commenting 🙂
My little boy used to hate the sound of my hoover starting up – he’d cry and run away. Now he wants to do all the vacuuming himself…which is great, but he doesn’t really get the fact he needs to sweep up crumbs, dirt and dust NOT his Lego men ;(
Ha ha – yeah it’s certainly a work in progress. Thanks for commenting 🙂
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What an awesome prize. thanks for the chance, Laura. Love your ideas. My kids normally enjoy helping with the housework. I always set a time limit saying the film (normally Frozen!!) starts in 30 minutes, while we hurriedly finish our chores (dusting,sweeping, washing the dishes)
That’s a great idea, I’m a big fan of timing everything for my little man 🙂 Thanks for commenting 🙂
Thank you for the chance 🙂 I would get a wardrobe for my little girl as she has so many clothes. More than me
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Thanks for sharing how you get your toddler involved in chores. My little one enjoys ‘tidy up’ times. However, I tend to put him off getting involved with other chores around the house. I think I’m going to relax a bit more about getting him involved with chores. 🙂 #CommentLuv
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Yeah it’s not easy to let them help really because you know it’s going to take so much longer lol! Thanks for reading x
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I totally agree with you. Some solutions such as bribing, threatening are not effective
Let your kids know that doing chore is a part of their daily routine – like homework time, or bedtime stories.
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Good idea re the pocket money. Thanks for commenting 🙂
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Never too early right? Thanks for commenting 🙂
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Really lovely blog post. I had to get my friend to read it as she has just starting getting her daughter (my goddaughter) to start helping with chores. She’s five.
Thank you for the competition
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The miniature hoover is required to prevent the vacuum rage
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Thank you for this, some great ideas here!! I’ve been struggling recently to think of ways to get my daughter more involved around the house. Her idea of tidying up usually means picking things up that were chucked on the floor and chucking them into the nearest surface! 🙂
That’s a little how I am too lol! Thanks for reading 🙂
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I get all four of mine helping with the housework. My two toddlers definitely enjoy it more than the older two!
Yeah I can imagine the novelty wears off as they get older! Thanks for commenting 🙂
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Try and get help around the house but it is very slow going
It’s wonderful and frustrating when they are at the age when they want to help with the housework. Not so much fun when they get older and you have to sit through a, Royal Shakespeare Company worthy, tantrum as to why it is “so unfair and slavery” to expect any help.
Ha ha yes I can imagine that’s painful! Thanks for reading 🙂
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My boys help with the housework I work full time and am at university so it’s all hands on deck!
Good boys 🙂 Thanks for reading 🙂
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I think it’s vital to get your toddler helping with chores, they find it fun & it certainly teaches them responsibility.
Totally agree. Thanks for reading 🙂
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When mine was little I used to stand them on a chair in front of the sink fill it with bubbles and plastic cups etc and let them play wash up as I cleaned and tidyed the kitchen…. I left the mopping untill the end though…
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Always made sure my son and daughter could manage most household chores before they left home. Interestingly my daughter married someone who does them all for her whereas my son married someone where he does most of them. Both are blissfully happy 🙂
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Helping with the chores is a real learning expereicne for children, too. Social skills are obvious – learning not to always have someone clear up after them for example – but think of the sorting skills in putting away that cutlery, putting the washing in the machine and so on. With my own children such activities were always followed by some together time such as a game or sharing a book so that it became part of their expectations for the day.
Great idea! Thanks for reading 🙂
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Just buying a flat and going from a furnished rented flat to an unfurnished one mean we will have to buy everything meaning anything remotely decorative will be at the bottom of the list…unless I win this :p
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I agree, thanks 🙂
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Many thanks for running this lovely giveaway. And some great ideas to get the kids involved in household chores. My daughter is 4 and she loves to ‘help ‘! Initially I used to distract her as sometimes it would just create more work for me. But I have found it really helps build her confidence and she feels good she has helped and that she can be responsible. Her favourite jobs are setting the dinner table (minus crockery and glass), clearing the table, putting shopping away and getting a damp cloth and wipe cupboards and tables. She actually enjoys it! How long it will it last though? !
It definitely makes more work for us, but when I have the time and patience it’s a nice activity. Thanks for reading x
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This is great although I’ve just spent all naptime looking at the Wayfair site instead of doing chores…oops!
Ha ha – oh well!
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They have so much on their website so this would be easy to spend 🙂
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Your housework attitude is like mine. I hate it, wish I lived in a cave so I could hose it down every now and then.
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I know what you mean about having to do chores, when the little ones want you to play. It’s not like we want to do them is it!
Love your ideas, always great to have help!
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The Children did enjoy helping with the chores when they were very young, but now the novelty has well and truly warn off lol!
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Great prize, thanks for running it!
Lovely Givaway. My three year old loves to get involved. He likes to help unload the washing machine and helps me make dinner.
I am so lucky, my 5 year old wants to help with everything, it makes her feel really grown up, little does she know yet that it gets very boring as you get older
We used to do some of these things with my son when he was little, now he’s a teenager it’s tough getting him out of bed let alone doing chores! Great prize, thank you.
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Sounds llike you have a very helpful little on there! I love the look of that little vacuum by Ewbank – think that might be on my list if I win!
I will be acting upon these tips, my 3 year old is a little madam
Good luck 🙂
Wayfair do have some lovely things don’t they?
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That toy chest is so cute and so useful! Hoping to be lucky! Thanks for the chance!
Hi, Great prize, enjoyed your blog post, Karen 🙂
How lovely that he likes to help with chores! Heres hoping he is enthusiastic about that for years to come 🙂
Thanks for the chance 🙂
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My son needs some new storage for his bedroom
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Great ideas! My daughter has a love/hate relationship with the hoover, she wants to help but hates the noise, might have to get her a toy one!!
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I think involving children with household chores is a great idea!
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What all parents should do! Getting children to help by having fun is a great way to teach them and they will also learn to respect things more.
Thanks for the giveaway too.
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My kids enjoy helping out with the cooking
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I love these ideas 🙂 it always amuses me how every young child adores the vacuum cleaner, then by the time they get old enough to use it it’s like the devil incarnate!
Thanks for the giveaway, too 🙂
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I would love to get my daughter something nice for her rented flat as it’s rather characterless. Thanks for running the giveaway.
My partner and I are moving in together so we are looking for loads of homeware! 🙂
Thank you very much for the lovely giveaway xxx
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How lovely that your little one is so involved in household chores – long may it continue! My boys are often very willing to help out, but it also depends whether they are on Xbox or not!
thank you so much for running this fab giveaway 🙂
Hi, lovely blog and fab giveaway!
Amazing prize! I am in the process of flat hunting so this would be a perfect way to start off my new place. Thank you
fantastic giveaway thanks for chance
my kids are grown up and I have grandchildren ..I’m sure these tips would work on them too 🙂
What a lovely giveaway, thank you. Best of luck all x
The vacuum cleaner is in the same bracket as hand-dryers in public toilets, motorbikes and hairdryers for my toddler – too terrifying for words! The rest she’s on board with.
You are clever, making good habits into fun.
Fab giveaway! Love the blog!
This is a great blog, always good ideas.
This is great, it’s definitely encouraged me to get my little man (3 1/2) to “help” more as he does love it when he gets involved. We’ve got a reward chart too and he’s recently been asking me what he can do to get a sticker so I’ve got some more ideas here. Thanks. Wayfair is also a fab company, they have loads of great things so fingers crossed!
Wayfair’s range looks really overwhelming – but in a good way! haha
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In love wayfair products – that toy chest is really sweet
wow! fabulous prize! Thank you for the chance
Fab post,fab giveaway and a fantastic blog xx
Great giveaway and hints on how to involve little ones in the day to day chores!
Great Giveaway, loving the blog! 🙂
Great giveaway, would love to win, thanks for the chance x
Lovely article. My Daughters are 6 and 1 and I am always trying to encourage them to help out around the house. It also makes tasks like food shopping much more bearable if they help to put items in the trolley etc x