Earlier this week I shared my non-toxic cleaning wipes that my kids can use to help clean around the house. I know it’s important for me to have them help out with chores, but I’d like it if we could all have a little fun in the process. I gathered up a few articles that shared ways to make cleaning fun for kids, but let’s be honest, they would make cleaning more enjoyable for adults too. So, let’s get our Mary Poppins on and find the element of fun in our cleaning routine!
I found 8 Ways to Have Fun Cleaning on Care.com. Now that we have hard flooring for the majority of our first floor, I think we need to try the Pippi Longstocking, skate to sweep technique.
Inner Child’s 1o Awesome Ways to Make Cleaning Fun for Kids are all suggested by real parents. I think the idea of dressing up like Cinderella pre-fairy godmother, complete with handkerchiefs on heads, is genius. You can have princess dress-up time after your chores are done!
8 Ways to Make Cleaning Fun for Kids from SheKnows. I really like the idea of a cleaning relay as it gets the job done and promotes teamwork within the family.
Babble shared 8 games that you can play with your kids — that are actually chores! I won’t tell them laundry basketball is a chore if you don’t.