Bored Jar: if a kid complains of boredom they have to pick a slip & do the activity, good or bad. It might be going for ice cream, it might be cleaning their room..

Bored Jar: if a kid complains of boredom they have to pick a slip & do the activity, good or bad. It might be going for ice cream, it might be cleaning their room..

Your child will love one of these stuffed animal zoos and you will like a cleaner room!! These stuffed animal zoos are the perfect birthday

Your child will love one of these stuffed animal zoos and you will like a cleaner room!! These stuffed animal zoos are the perfect birthday

Discovery Bottles: Fun with magnets.    What began in our pre-k room has now expanded into the 2-5 also! A simple project that is so much fun...an empty pop bottle or jar, cut up pipe cleaners and a magnet. Let the science fun begin!

Discovery Bottles: Fun with magnets. What began in our pre-k room has now expanded into the 2-5 also! A simple project that is so much fun...an empty pop bottle or jar, cut up pipe cleaners and a magnet. Let the science fun begin!

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children

A little note from the tooth fairy.... Definatly going to remember this one! So cute!

A little note from the tooth fairy.... Definatly going to remember this one! So cute!

Write the name of a bunch of different chores on Ping-Pong balls and set a timer, maybe for half an hour. Each time the chore on the ball is complete, they pick a new one, and the kid with the most balls at the end wins. The fabulous prize is entirely up to you.

Write the name of a bunch of different chores on Ping-Pong balls and set a timer, maybe for half an hour. Each time the chore on the ball is complete, they pick a new one, and the kid with the most balls at the end wins. The fabulous prize is entirely up to you.

If only more people took time to do this for their children!!! "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.

If only more people took time to do this for their children!!! "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.

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

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

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