Bonus Chores for Kids: How Your Kids Can Earn Money For Items In Their Shop

As a parent, you look for ways to encourage your kids to develop a strong work ethic while also providing them with opportunities to earn their own money. But you do not want to pay them for everyday tasks that are simply expected as members of the household. One way to achieve both of these goals is to assign bonus chores that pay them for their hard work. In this post, we’ll explore a list of tasks and chores that your kids can do to earn money for the items in their shop. Let’s dive in and discover some fun and practical ways for your kids to earn money while learning essential life skills.

Here are some of the things our kids do:

  • Sweeping the floors
  • Sweeping the garage
  • Cleaning up dog poop in the yard
  • Wiping out the fridge and organizing it
  • Raking leaves and pine needles from the yard
  • Shoveling snow from the walkway and deck
  • Stacking firewood
  • Bringing firewood into the house
  • Dusting
  • Watering the plants
  • Cleaning the windows
  • Washing the car
  • Folding mom & dad’s laundry!

Not everything earns them money:

Many tasks and chores are expected as members of our household. These include:

  • Cleaning your room
  • Making your bed every morning
  • Putting your dirty laundry in the laundry basket every night
  • Putting your clean clothes away
  • Putting your dirty dishes in the dishwasher
  • Cleaning up your toys
  • Cleaning up any messes you made
  • Emptying the dishwasher

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