Summer Fun: Job Jar

by This is Carrie on July 12, 2011

I remember having a summer job jar growing up.  All summer long, it was a way to earn a little “ice cream truck money”.

The jobs in our jar include: clean the baseboards in one room, clean and organize the silverware drawer, take out the bathroom trash, wipe down all doorknobs, wash the sliding glass doors, clean + vacuum under couch cushions, organize a dresser drawer.  Payouts range from 25 cents to $1 depending of the job.  Tip: get a few rolls of quarters from the bank to have on hand so you always have change!


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Kim July 12, 2011 at 5:19 pm

Brilliant! I’ve been thinking of avfun easy way to get my little ones to help and this is it!!!


sarah July 14, 2011 at 8:22 am

this is a great idea! now, to remember it when the kiddos are older… :)


michaela July 20, 2011 at 3:40 am

this is such a nifty little idea!


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