Clutter Busting Game: Each person chooses a ball, completes the task, then chooses another one. After 30 minutes, whoever has the most balls gets a prize - like a no-chores day or gets to pick a movie.

Start on January 1st with an empty jar. Throughout the year write the good things that happened to you on little pieces of paper. On December 31st, open the jar and read all the amazing things that happened to you that year.

Clever idea...love this...glitter storage in salt and pepper shakers

I love the idea of random rewards of things they can do rather than "things" for rewards

Kids Chore Baskets

Awesome idea!

Yarn and tape a hallway for a "laser obstacle course". That will keep 'em busy for a while.

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Internet Safety for Kids and Teens. This is a quick cheat sheet for non-techie parents who care about keeping their kids safer online. It takes about 30 - 45 minutes to make these simple changes.

If only more people took time to do this for their children!!! another pinner said: "What I love is that each morning, Charlotte and Amelia rush to their envelopes to see what we've written. The notes are sometimes a simple observation of a charitable act or a quick drawing to make them laugh. I love that Charles and I force ourselves to take a minute each evening to think about why we love our children. It's my version of Oprah's gratitude journal.

Prayer Pail- at mealtime, everyone picks a stick (a person, place, etc..) to pray for.

haha- pick a chore from the uh-oh jar if you're caught whining/complaining...

Fun idea: If you don't pick something up after one warning, this mom confiscates it and puts it in a "ransom box." The only way you can get it back is to draw a task from the envelope attached to the box lid. Her tasks are hilarious!

I call it the "M&M Birthday Calendar!"

kids chores for money

I am sooooo doing this when I have kids! They get to choose what they do, AND how much allowance they get!

Free Printable Chore Checklist- Big Girl's Bedroom

Keeping kids quiet without the treats and toys in Sacrament - this blog has to be the most clever LDS blog I've ever read.. it has me laughing and planning and thinking. Lots of fun.

How to get the kids to clean up after play ~ Start early with these fun, creative ways to clean up and they'll become life-long habits.

Minute to win it game; How many marshmallows can you pick up with chopsticks game...great kid's party game. Can use any type of small candy also.

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