Ways to convince your Child to do their Daily Chores.
27-05-2016 | Posted By: Admin | 1256 View(s)
It is a common problem for parents to convince their child to do small works at home. Sometimes parents are unable to understand its importance. We all know that our children are very precious to us, and we don’t want them to face any difficulties in life, so it is all the more important for us to make them capable of facing all the problems in life and as such we should give small works and responsibilities to the children as early as possible. It will not only make them responsible but also help them to be self-disciplined. Here are ways to convince your child to do daily chores.
It is often seen that parents have to keep nagging all the time to get children do small work. But the result is every time your child needs constant reminders to do that work. So instead of nagging, tell them calmly to do the work within a timeline. Make your child self-reliant and self-disciplined. You should tell them in a way that they understand and next time do the assigned work on time, every time.
Explain the importance of work to your Kids:
Sometimes children procrastinate because they do not understand the importance of the work. Suppose your child comes after school and throws his/her school bag, uniform and shoes at different places. Next morning surely they will face difficulties in finding them on time. So at that time, you can help them to find those things and make them realise why it is important to keep these things at the designated places. They will themselves understand its importance.
Be their Role Model:
It’s you who acts as a role model for your kids. So, before convincing your kids, you must be self-disciplined and do all the necessary work beforehand. Your child is your replica so set an example for them to follow you.
Make the Chores Interesting:
To create interest in your child to do small jobs like gardening, cooking and feeding pets. Arrange some setup or see their interests so that they voluntarily do these works. For instance, if your daughter loves cake then ask her to bake a cake and offer all possible assistance. This will help your child to understand the importance of these chores playfully.
Make your Kids Follow a Routine:
Do not ask them to do different work all the time and make the workflow predictable for your kids to understand them better. For example, if you have assigned your son to feed your dog daily in the evening so just give him a reminder at that time so that he can himself do that work without any problem. It will help your child in the long run because good habits never leave us.
Give them Rewards:
It is difficult for your child also to do these works and if he or she is doing it on a daily basis. Praise them and give them rewards for motivation. It will boost their confidence and gives them happiness.
Praise them in front of others:
To encourage your child for these works and to let them carry them regularly, praise them in front of others also so that they feel good about it and get motivated by all the praises. You should talk to people about it and let them know about the good work being done by your son/daughter. This will raise your child’s self-esteem also, and they will feel confident and happy about their work.
Teach them their Personal Work first:
You should first and foremost try to teach your child to do all their work, all by themselves. This will make them self-disciplined and independent. It is often seen that some kids totally depend upon their parents or some assistance for their chores also. It ranges from keeping their clothes in their cupboard to polishing their shoes. Ask them to do all these work themselves so that they become independent and self-reliant.