Besides cleaning the kitchen and their bedrooms, I want my kids to be able to clean their bathroom. This printable checklist helps them do just that.
All the steps are listed (no more forgetting to take out the trash!). With this checklist as with any chores, it is critical to train your child properly so they know what they need to do for each step.
Kids aren’t going to do chores perfectly.
They certainly don’t care about sparkling bathrooms as much as you do. So make sure to be encouraging and positive and give them lots of praise.
With a little practice, kids should be able to do at least the quick clean portion of this list independently by about age 7 or 8 (maybe even earlier).
What about cleaning supplies?
I do let my kids use real cleaning supplies. My homemade all-purpose cleaner is safe for kids (although I make sure they understand how not to spray into their eyes). Glass cleaner is made with water + rubbing alcohol + a couple drops of dish soap.
We use mainly rags for cleaning (and paper towels only for the messiest jobs) so there’s also training involved in getting the rags to the laundry properly.
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