Do you ever get in your car and wonder what happened to it? Kids can destroy a vehicle in two seconds flat. You can get the whole family excited about keeping the vehicle clean, you just need to know how to do it!
#1. Keep a trash bag in the car
When the kids have a place to throw away their trash, they’re more likely to keep the vehicle clean. You can even buy a small trash can and keep it in your car. Assign one of the kids to take the trash out at the end of the day and replace the trash bag.
#2. Pass out rewards at the end of the week
If the car looks good at the end of the week, it’s reward time. Just as adults like incentives and getting something in return for their time, so do kids. You can get the whole family excited about keeping the vehicle clean by rewarding them for a job well done.
#3. Take the car to the vacuum shop
If there is something kids love, it’s the vacuum! Let the kids help you vacuum out the car. Let them take turns vacuuming. You can oversee them vacuuming out the car, but they’re going to have so much fun doing it. Also, let the kids keep the money that they find in the car. They will love trying to find money. Afterward, you can take them to the store and let them pick something out.
#4. Go through the car wash
I don’t know about you, but one thing the kids love is going through the car wash. I have a subscription to our local car wash and we can do as many car washes as we want. The kids LOVE going through the car wash. It’s just exciting to them. The plus side of all this is that I get a really clean car and about 5 minutes of peace and quiet.
#5. Do the countdown
When you really want to get the whole family excited about keeping a vehicle clean, you need to do the countdown. A countdown can help everyone in the family clean in a certain time period. Everyone has to clean up as much as they can! You can also turn on a fun song and when the song is over, cleanup time is over!
I hope these tips help you get the whole family excited about keeping the vehicle clean. Life is just a little calmer when your vehicle isn’t trashed. How do you keep your vehicle clean?