You cannot put fun and laundry together in a sentence, but not until today! Laundry day might be the most hated day of the week, and it is a dreadful chore to do. But excitement may spark if you know how to make your laundry day fun.
Check out these laundry games that you could do with your family and make them look forward to laundry day.
Sorting your laundry before sending them to the laundry pickup and delivery services is an essential step. Doing this step in the laundry process can be agonizing; you have to browse a pile of laundry and sort them out. Let your children help you sort the laundry. Make it fun by letting them sort the laundry by letting them toss the clothes into the laundry basket and see whose laundry hamper has the most clothes.
Pick and Match
After laundry, looking for the other pair of socks is the least favorite part. It slows down the process. Matching socks before throwing them in the washer makes laundry easy. You can turn matching socks into a game. Set a timer and see who can match the fastest and the most number of socks in a specific amount of time.
Another way to make sock matching a fun way is to dump out the socks in an empty laundry basket a few feet away. Do this after you have picked and matched the socks. Assign points to each ball they made into the basket. The player with the most points receives a reward.
Would Your Rather?
Would you rather is the drinking game adults love to play, who expects that this could also be a fun laundry game to play? Folding clothes can be a boring task. You can make it fun and interesting by playing would you rather. You can search online for questions or topics that can make the game interesting. This could be a fun distraction.
Fastest Folder / Folding Race
Wait for your laundry to dry completely before folding and storing them. Break out your family into two groups and race to fold the stack of freshly cleaned laundry. The team that folds their laundry stack the fastest wins over a price.
You can set a prize for these laundry games to make them more exciting and inspire your family to participate in the friendly competition. Who says it is impossible for laundry days to be fun? Try one of these laundry games at home before you bring your laundry to the laundry service.
Do not let your children feel that laundry is a daunting task. You can invite your little ones to observe and let them participate in sorting out. Making laundry day exciting for the family reinforces a positive feeling when doing chores. If you notice your children or husband getting grumpy during laundry day, do these fun and easy laundry games with them and notice how their mood changes.