A daily schedule for kids helps set expectations and keeps the whole family organized!
I’m all about using a schedule for kids at home throughout the summer and school year. Time has a way of flying by and we end up wasting more than we realize! Before you know it, your kids will be all grown up and independent.
It’s important that they learn valuable skills, like time management and personal responsibility, so they can make the most out of their 24-hour days now and in adulthood.
A daily schedule for kids is also great for setting expectations around the house. For example, you might expect your children to participate in using one of our printable weekly cleaning schedule templates if they want to have a playdate this weekend.
This can build good habits now, so your kids understand that they must help out around the house if they want certain luxuries as they get older (like an allowance and a ride to the movies).
Finally, a schedule for kids at home is a great way to build healthy habits. Your kids are more likely to grow up with good habits engrained into their routines if they start early!
Lots of parents know that it’s really hard to start going to the gym after years of a lifetime of inactivity. A printable weekly workout schedule for men and women template can be used by kids too to help keep them active now and potentially later! Even if they take a break from physical activity as adults, they can still benefit from muscle memory and athletic skills they developed as children.
Printable Daily Routine Cards for Kids
So, you know you want to create a schedule for kids at home, but you don’t know where to begin! No worries. That’s what my daily routine cards are for.
These toddler routine cards help kids create their own morning, afternoon, and evening schedules. You can work in habits, like brushing teeth and bathing, cleaning up, dedicated homework or reading time, and screen time.
Tip: Having a free printable cleaning schedule will make it easy to assign chores to the kids!
Summer Schedule for Kids
Vacations, playdates, sports, camp, clubs… there’s too much to keep track of during the summer! My weekly planner template printable (PDF download) will help your family stay organized so you never double book yourselves or forget about a birthday party.
Also, keeping a daily planner template printable throughout the summer will give structure to your kid’s day, so they don’t spend too much time watching TV or sleeping. This is especially important in the weeks leading up to school – you’ll want to get them used to their school schedule before the first day of class.
Freebie Finding Mom Routine Cards
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