Chore baskets - This is a great trick for kids. Write directions on the front of the basket and let them choose which task they want to do. or if multiple kids, they take a different basket every week and do ALL the chores listed.
Help Your Child Succeed With A Clean Room Checklist
So going to institute this 'Clean your room' check list for kids! Laminate and use a dry erase marker. =) No more checking and rechecking - "Is my room clean yet, Mom?" Don't call me until the checklist is complete :)
Moms Ransom Rubbage Box - Love this idea. If you leave your belongings out after one warning, mom takes it and puts it inside this box and you can't get it back until you draw a job from the envelope and do it!
Monster Repellent Spray to be used for the kids if they are afraid of monsters. Spray it under the bed, in shoes, all the places monsters might hide. Gets rid of monsters and leaves your house smelling nice!