Isn’t it great the day you realize that you can put those kids to work around the house? HA! But seriously, we want to teach our kids responsibility and visual cues like charts often help them understand and remember better than nagging from mom ever could. Here are 15 different chore charts (lots of tutorials and some free printables too) that are all super cool — check them out and see if there’s one that’s just right for your family.
Noah’s Ark 1 of 15The animals in the ark make this one extra fun.
Find out how she made it at El Halta Family.
Polka Dot 2 of 15Love this modern and simple check box chart.
Get the free download at craftzine.
Panels 3 of 15Love this "mom's command center" - modern and so functional.
Find out how she made it at widkidsblog.
Magnetized 4 of 15This magnetized chart keeps it simple even for a big family.
Find out how to make it at Martha Stewart.
Sweet & Modern 5 of 15This chart is so modern and adorable would love to see this hanging on my wall.
Find out how she made it at Dandee Designs.
Sliding Style 6 of 15This sliding chart uses bamboo skewers and plastic straws to keep track of jobs done.
Find out how to make it at family fun.
Clipboards 7 of 15Clipboards make a fun and portable chart.
Find out how she made them at 36th Avenue.
Ice Cream Cone 8 of 15Mmmm, chores seem so much more delicious when they are shaped like ice cream cones.
Find out how she made this at childmade tutorials.
Chore Sticks 9 of 15A little woodworking skill and you can have this 3D chore chart.
Find out how she made it at How Does She.
Cut Outs 10 of 15This little cricut and magnet chore chart is so modern!
Find out how she made it Vanilla Joy.
Paper Tags 11 of 15Burlap and paper tags make a shabby-sweet chore chart.
Find out how she made it at Brown paper packages.
Chore Cards 12 of 15This chore chart has free downloadable chore cards and lots of rewards built in.
Find out how she made it at Confessions of A Home Schooler.
Chore Jar 13 of 15This colorful chore jar has a great interactive element.
Find out how she made it at Whatever DeeDee Wants.
Printable Chart 14 of 15This adorably illustrated chore chart can be yours with the click of a button!
Get the free printable at Delightful Distractions.
Clothespins 15 of 15This unique chart uses ribbon and clothespins.
Learn about it here.
Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman) and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier DIY destination for crafty moms seeking ways to make their lives even more stylish and beautiful.