Age Appropriate Job Chart

3-4 YEAR OLDS CAN: 10-12 YEAR OLDS CAN ALSO:
Pick up Toys Clean mirrors
Fold Dishtowels and Washcloths Clean kitchen counters & sink
Match Socks Fold and put away laundry
Put small items in the garbage Put away groceries
Give food to pets Pack their own lunch
Water indoor plants Light yard work
Load the dishwasher
5-6 YEAR OLDS CAN ALSO: 13-14 YEAR OLDS CAN ALSO:
Answer the telephone Clean the bathroom
Sweep a deck/patio/porch Change bed sheets
Wipe the bathroom sink Mow the lawn
Put forks and spoons away Wash dishes by hand
Put their own clothes in the drawer Wash the car
Sort laundry into color piles Do laundry
Use a hand-held vacuum Shovel snow
7-9 YEAR OLDS CAN ALSO: 15 YEARS AND UP CAN ALSO:
Take out Garbage Use a leaf blower
Set the table Use a snow blower
Clear the table Clean the refrigerator
Vacuum an area rug Reorganize storage areas
Clean the inside of the car Make Dinner
Empty the dishwasher
Put away clean dry dishes
Water the garden

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