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Spring Cleaning Chores for the Whole Family

Allow Your Kids to Help You Get the Spring Cleaning Done

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Spring cleaning should not be something that you do on your own. Just like your regular household chores, it's a task that your kids can help you with! By working together on each room, you can get your spring cleaning chores done in half the time, while also having fun together. Try turning on some lively music and splitting the spring cleaning chores this way:

Spring Cleaning in the Kitchen/Dining Room

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General Chores: 

  • Clean out the refrigerator
  • Clean the oven
  • Clean the microwave
  • Dust for cobwebs along the ceiling/corners
  • Clean the light fixtures
  • Wash the curtains

Kid-Friendly Chores:

  • Shake rugs
  • Gather items to be donated
  • Dust picture frames
  • Organize anything displayed on the fridge
  • Clean the outside of the cabinets
  • Clean the outside of each appliance
  • Clean the inside of the windows

Spring Cleaning in the Living Room

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General Chores: 

  • Dust for cobwebs along the ceiling/corners
  • Clean the light fixtures
  • Dust your electronics
  • Wash the curtains
  • Vacuum under furniture

Kid-Friendly Chores:

  • Purge magazines
  • Clean under the couch cushions
  • Rinse houseplants with a spray bottle
  • Clean the inside of the windows
  • Dust picture frames

Spring Cleaning in the Bedrooms

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General Chores: 

  • Dust for cobwebs along the ceiling/corners
  • Clean the light fixtures
  • Vacuum under furniture
  • Wash all bedding and comforters

Kid-Friendly Chores:

  • Clean and sort desk and dresser drawers
  • Clean the inside of the windows
  • Collect old toys for donation
  • Dust picture frames

Spring Cleaning in the Bathroom

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General Chores: 

  • Wash rugs
  • Clean shower head
  • Purge and organize medicines
  • Dust for cobwebs along the ceiling/corners
  • Clean the light fixtures

Kid-Friendly Chores:

  • Purge and organize toiletries
  • Clean bath toys
  • Clean the outside of the cabinets
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