Such an awesome idea - toys that are not picked up go in the ransom box and they have to pick a chore to complete to earn it back! A great lesson in personal responsibility. I don't know about calling it a Ransom Box though!
Toy Ransom Box: Method To Get Kids To Pick Up After Themselves
Lunchbox cupboard: The kids pack their lunches--Pick one from each drawer (fruit, granola bars, snacks, desserts, drinks) The parent chooses what goes in the drawers but the child learns to make their own choice of what to eat.--Love this idea!
Bored Jar: if a kid complains of boredom they have to pick a slip and do the activity, good or bad. It might be going for ice cream, it might be cleaning their room. What a great idea! Shaydes of Life: Bored Jars