The popsicle sticks in the bucket are the chores that need to be done and then marked off on the above chart. Then, the paycheck sheet to the left gets marked with the allowance made each day. At the end of the week, it's added up and paid, and the child separates the money into the three pouches, "Spend it", "Save it", and "Give it". Such a great way to teach so many wonderful virtues.
One of the best ways I know to teach children responsibility is to have them participate regularly in household chores. To contribute to the running of the household, everyone doing their part, means not one person is shouldering all the responsibility alone. It means everyone in the family works as...
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