4 Simple Bathroom Chores For Kids Under 10 with Cottonelle CleanCare
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4 Simple Bathroom Chores For Kids Under 10 with Cottonelle CleanCare

No one ever seems to have time to change the toilet paper roll these days, with Cottonelle CleanCare mega rolls – it last a lot longer than before! One of the biggest struggles as a parent, let alone a single parent is getting your children to do housework and chores. Something I wish I learned sooner than later, was to start when they were young. Teaching them when they’re around the age of 3 to 4 years old.

4 Simple Bathroom Chores For Kids Under 10 with Cottonelle CleanCare

Taking out the trash

It’s as simple as that, we re-use our Walmart bags from the store in the trash can in the bathroom. It’s small and easier for the kids to pickup and take out to the trash. It’s important to teach the kids to take out the trash and keep each room neat and not messy.

Wiping down the counters

Instead of giving the kids a spray bottle and rag to clean off the counters, walls, mirror and door. It’s easier to use those easy wipes that are harmless for children to use to wipe down and kill the germs in the bathroom.

Picking up laundry

While we don’t try to keep a basket in the bathroom, because honestly there’s no room for that in there. However there’s always a few items thrown behind the door, simple light tasks are easiest for little kids. While they may be to young to actually wash the clothes, helping collect the dirty laundry, beats from bending over and doing it yourself.

Replacing the toilet paper

Something as simple as re-stocking the toilet paper, seems to be a challenge for most adults. But this is a simple task for small hands. Hannah added a roll of Cottonelle Mega Roll CleanCare. There’s 20% more tissue paper and 12 mega rolls are equal to 48 regular rolls, which is pretty insane.

Other little jobs in the bathroom could be sweeping, cleaning the toilet, but that could gross out some people. When I worked as a housekeeper for this one dirty hotel, nothing can gross me out anymore. Between that and being a mom of four, I’ve seen it all.

With the amount of little people in the house during the summer break, it’s well needed. We also have a back-up toilet paper holder that Jacob filled, that is good for him because he’s learning to stack and count as he adds the rolls.

4 Simple Bathroom Chores For Kids Under 10 with Cottonelle CleanCare.

Cottonelle CleanCare toilet paper with clean ripple texture is designed to clean better per sheet versus the leading national value brand and give you the confidence you need to take on the day. By featuring the clean ripple texture on every sheet, the huggably soft Cottonelle  bath tissue never compromises its strength and effectiveness to get you cleaner. Cottonelle toilet tissue is not only safe for your behind, it’s safe for sewers and septic systems as well. Choose Cottonelle toilet paper and experience the clean ripple texture difference for yourself. For the ultimate in freshness and cleansing, add Cottonelle fresh care flushable cleansing cloths to your bathroom routine.

4 Simple Bathroom Chores For Kids Under 10 with Cottonelle CleanCare

So we headed to Walmart this week to stock up on Cottonelle CleanCare mega rolls, There’s two options for busy working parents, you can order online and get it shipped to your house or you can order what you need and then pickup your goods at Walmart. I think that sounds pretty awesome as a single mom that works two jobs. However they don’t do it close enough to me yet, the closest Walmart that does pickup is over 30 minutes away. Don’t forget to activate your ebates on your chrome browser, they currently have 10% cash back, you honestly can’t beat that!

Does your child have chores? Who normally cleans the bathroom? Have you tried Cottonelle CleanCare?

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Hey! I'm Natalie and I live in North Carolina. I'm a single mama of four awesome kiddos. These are my thoughts on life, motherhood, fitness and everything in between.


  • Tina Butler

    Your kids are so cute. I think chores should be introduced at a young age that’s how my mom did things and that is what I did with my kids. Everyone hates cleaning the bathroom, but you’re right there are little things that they can do to help out.

  • Katie Kinsley

    Sometimes replacing the toilet paper is one of the most annoying things to do. Yet again, having zero toilet paper when you’re in need is very much worse! I like to keep a bottle of chlorox wipes under the sink that I can easily grab in order to wipe down the counters.

  • lisa

    My kids have chores and yes we too use Cottonelle Cleancare. Man, it is a challenge in our home sometimes to have the toilet roll replaced…lol! I love how large thee rolls are and the ripple texture, they really do clean well.

  • Pointsandtravel

    Ahhh, what fun for these kiddos to use Cottonelle Cleanware! I know being a mom can be challenging, as I have two of them myself!
    PS, your kids are so darn cute! mine are all grown up!

  • Sage @ Sage & Simple

    Kids can be quite useful around the house… I should’ve had a couple ; -) All joking aside, I think it’s great that you’re teaching your kids responsibility and giving them age-appropriate chores. P.S. I kind of miss Cottonelle, I can’t get it in Denmark and it was my go-to TP when I lived in the States.

  • tamaralikecamera

    Jacob is so cute! He seems totally prepared for his role.
    My son just turned five, and I’m impressed that there are chores he can now do. Bathroom chores are important! Especially because kids mess up the bathroom the most! (or my husband..)
    Great toilet paper, of course.

  • Heidi Spears Gray

    Sometimes the simplest tasks around the house for kids to do gives kids confidence to tackle other chores. No one likes taking out the thrash, but, using Walmart bags makes that chore not as daunting of a chore! 2 of our kids were always notorious for leaving dirty laundry lying around!

  • Leigh Anne

    What a cute idea to get the kids involved. We have chores in our home but I have not had them do much in the bathroom. I wills tart doing that though. Great ideas! BTW, we love using Cottonelle in our home! Such a great and soft tp.

  • adriana

    They are such cuties! These are great ways to get kids involved in cleaning – I love the idea of teaching them young to pick up their laundry. It’s one of those things that you should always do! Great tips!

  • Cathy French

    Picking up laundry and changing the toilet paper are the two most important. BTW your kids are adorable.

  • Lisa Codina

    My kids don’t have specific chores however, I do make sure they are as independent as possible in everything they do (i.e., cleaning their rooms, bringing plates to the kitchen sink, etc.) I guess those are actually chores but I like to think of it as just taking care of their own things and being responsible. I’ve never actually called them ‘chores’ to them, come to think of it 😉

  • Susan Smith

    Yes, our children have chores. They pick up the bathroom and wipe the counter but I do the most of the more involved cleaning.

  • Crystal VanTassel-Lopez

    Changing out the toilet paper is a perfect chore for little hands. Agree! We have chores at our home as well. With six kiddos at home we cannot do everything alone. Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, taking trash out, relining trash cans, and laundry are some of my kids chores. And your sons shirt is TOO cute!!

  • Joy L

    I don’t have kids yet, but an easy chore would be for them to pick up dirty towels and put in the laundry basket.

  • Dan Denman

    I like that list of chores. Young children can definitely change the toilet paper and put their dirty clothes in a hamper.

  • Cynthia R

    It’s never too early to teach your kids household chores, and it’s a good idea to get them to do small and big tasks as well.

  • Michele

    I always had chores for my children to do when they were small and when I now go and visit my grandchildren I have them do the same type of chores.. garbage detail for the boys and tidy up cleaning for the girls…With 6 children there are plenty of little hands to help….

  • Peggy Johnson

    I think it’s important to teach chores at an early age and we also implemented the above chores with our girls. They were easy ways to earn a reward sticker

  • Stephanie Larison

    Great tips! My oldest is 7 and she does most of these just because lol, When she’s looking for a chore for some cash I tell her to wipe down the bathroom and she likes doing it.

  • wen budro

    That’s a wonderful list of chores for children under ten. I like that they’re simple yet the chores will boost my children’s confidence and self-esteem.

  • letessha

    I believe it’s a good idea to get the kids started early. Otherwise, they will end up being too lazy to help like my current situation. I end up doing it on my own 🙁

  • tammy ohagan

    My youngest is 4 and he is constantly asking for more jobs!! He wants to be a big boy and help the bigger boys do their work too. The older kids just accept that this is their home and they have a responsibility to help out. Many hands do make work light!! People coming into the house are amazed that the kids are happily chatting while doing dishes or whatever job is at hand. I think the reason they are happy doing housework is that I am too and work with them. That way they don’t feel like I just had kids to do my work!!

  • Darcy L Koch

    I think it is a good idea to allow your little ones to help out with the household chores. Of course, make them age appropriate.

  • Lisa Garland

    I really wish I had started this with my daughter when she was younger. She is 16 now and doesn’t wanna clean her bathroom. Good ideas, start early folks.

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