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What age did your kids start cleaning their own room?

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Asked by musicloverDebs at 1:57 PM on Jan. 15, 2011 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • 3

    Answer by gou18 at 1:57 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • 2.5

    Answer by leksismommy at 2:01 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • 2.

    Answer by BlueAngel626 at 2:01 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Alone? my 6 year old *can* but he has delays. My 3 year old can do it with direction. She does all the work but she still needs guidance with 'what's next' Like 'Alright, pick up all your ponies and put them on the self... Now where do we put our books?... Find a good place to keep all your silly bands so they don't get lost...'

    Answer by But_Mommie at 2:04 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Start'em young. It's very difficult to be the one always cleaning the room and then turn around when your kid is 10 and tell him/her that it's their job to clean up their room.

    Answer by ceallaigh at 2:15 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • My girl has been doing it since she was about 6. My son is 11 and he still doesn't do it very often.

    Answer by CometGirl at 4:23 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • My sons have been picking up their rooms since they were in preschool.

    Answer by elliecooper at 4:32 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • 5 and 7

    Answer by MsBrazil86 at 6:27 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Really clean about 6 putting away toys about 2

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 12:39 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • 2 with help, 3 with minimal help, 4 without any help.
    (not that they do it half the time but they each knew how at 3 and I expected them to do it on their own at 4.)

    Answer by justanotherjen at 11:03 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

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