I’ve used, and subsequently retired, countless chore chart systems for my family, mostly because they end up being just a bit too involved for my busy life. But these simple, printable charts might just be exactly what I’ve been looking for. Even better, they’re free.
I figure if mom of four Gennifer Bursett designed these printable chore charts,
then they’re worth giving a try with my own foursome. What I love about
these in particular, aside from the direct “DO YOUR CHORES” reminder
(which I find myself saying all too often), is that they’re a blank slate,
allowing you to add or remove different chores whenever you see fit. My guess
is that you’d be most successful printing them out weekly and then
adjusting based on how well your kiddos keep up.
If you’re super slick with Illustrator, you could even add your kids’
names to the top. It might not guarantee that they’ll do the chores, but at
least they’ll know which chart is theirs to whine about. Hey, it’s a
You can download the free, printable chore charts at Brought To You By the Letter B.
[via todays mama]