by Scarlet Paolicchi of Family Focus Blog Cleaning is something that most people don't enjoy doing but everyone enjoys the results. A clean environment is not only more healthy but it is also more relaxing. Cleaning the house takes time but luckily, you shouldn't have to do it alone. Your kids CAN help clean. That is right, despite their best efforts to make you think otherwise, kids can clean. And it is important to have your kids help clean, not only for your own sanity but also as an important element of kids learning responsibility. Here are 20 chores kids can do at home. Chores For Kids 5 And Under Help put toys back when they are done playing with them Put dirty clothes into laundry hamper Chores For Kids 11 and Under Help put toys back when they are done playing with them Put dirty clothes into laundry hamper Fold clean laundry and put away clean clothes Help with easy food preparation Help set the dinner table Help clear the dinner table Make bed Vacuum their own room Feed the family pet Watering house plants Chores For Kids 18 and Under Chores listed above Put away where they belong Wash dishes or load dish washer Help prepare meals Take out the trash Help with yard work Do laundry Clean the bathroom Clean the kitchen Put away the groceries Vacuum common areas of the house One of the important things to remember when assigning chores is to make sure you properly demonstrate how to do chores when they are first learning so that they know what is expected of them. Introduce only a few chores at a time so they don't feel overwhelmed but the new jobs. As they master the chores and get into the routine of the chores, you can begin to add in a few new chores. Finally, use some fun ideas for getting kids involved with chores such as a chore chart, creative rewards, punch cards, and chore dice. Can you think of any age appropriate chores that you would add to this list?