As kids grow up, it's important for them to have their own spaces.
This will help them to learn some reponsibility with regards to taking care of their things, be able to become independent and feel that they are contributing to the family.
Because let's face it, after a few years of constantly picking up after them, we're always happy when they learn to chip in and start to do more for themselves.
Here are a few ideas for easy ways to change your home environment so that kids can do more for themselves, enjoy their space and help out around the house.
These ideas can be used with kids as young as 2 years old and are perfect for creating independence in kids ages 5 - 12 years. I've included affiliate links to some of our favorite kid-sized items for your information and convenience.