Make Spring Cleaning a Game for Your Kids

Make Spring Cleaning a Game for Your Kids

Spring Cleaning is a time to reorganize and declutter your home. Some look forward to the task and find it refreshing, but for others it is the worst weekend or two of the year. This is most true for children.

So, we took some common kids’ tasks during Spring Cleaning and turned them into games the kids are sure to enjoy!

Family Fashion Show
When it’s time to clean through clothes closets, blast the tunes and make it into a family fashion show. Children (and parents!) can try on all of their clothes to find out what they don’t like anymore or what doesn’t fit. Turn the hallway into a runway and flaunt each outfit off! When you're all done, bring the discarded clothing to a consignment store or donate it to charity.

Race the Clock
Whether it’s cleaning up toys or making the bed, turning cleaning into a race will create some fun and get it done quickly! Use a kitchen timer or smart phone to set the timer for 5 or 10 minutes depending on the activity. Call out “1, 2, 3… GO!” and start the timer. Kids will work quickly to finish the task before the buzzer!

Treasure Hunt
Make a list of items that have wandered into rooms they don’t belong in such as, kids toys in the living room or shoes left in the laundry room. Present the list to your kids as a treasure hunt. Whoever finds the most items and puts them in the proper room wins!

Need more help with keeping your home clean? When you first hire The Cleaning Authority, we spend the first two cleans fully detail cleaning your home. From there, we continue with a careful system that divides your home into four zones and rotates which is deep cleaned. This system ensures your home gets the level of clean it needs at the right frequency.

Visit The Cleaning Authority to find the location nearest to you and get a free online estimate!

More Posts Like This
  • Spring Cleaning for Your Sandbox

    Sandboxes are a right of passage in the world of kids' toys. While they can be fun and stimulating, they can also be full of unwanted dirt and germs. Read on to discover how to get your sandbox ready for the onslaught of summer playtime.

    Read More
  • Caring for Your Flag

    The American flag is a representation of our country. The U.S. Flag Code was developed in the late 1800s to establish rules for the respectful treatment of the flag. As citizens, we fly it proudly on holidays such as Memorial Day and Flag Day. This year, consider these tips as you prepare your flag for use.

    Read More
  • For the Ladies: 5 Positive Habits to Make Your Health a Priority

    In celebration of Women’s Health Week, make your health a priority and commit to taking better care of yourself. Consider adding these five positive habits to your life to experience improved well-being. Studies show that cleanliness supports overall health. The Cleaning Authority offers help with housecleaning, whether it be weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.

    Read More