Cleaning up after a fun day of play is probably not at the top on your child’s to-do list – especially after tedious Home-Based Learning sessions when they just want to wind down and relax – but teaching them to clean up their toys is good for their development,
How a child learns to clean up now sets the stage for how responsible they’ll be when completing chores as they mature. It may be easier to get the job done yourself by cleaning up after them, but as they get older they either won’t know how or won’t think they have to deal with their mess because mum and dad always do it.
With the Circuit Breaker extended to June 1, there’s going to be more time for you to teach your child good habits at home. Here’s how to get them to organise their things independently with these easy tips from Georgina Wong, CEO of Asian Professional Organisers: