I'm going to remember this for the future: Clutter Busting Game using ping pong balls-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. - Such a great idea!"
31 quarters in the jar at the beginning of the month, every day that they do not do their chores, they lose a quarter. Whatever is left at the end of the month they exchange for cash and the quarter jar is refilled. Not to do "allowance" for chores, but rather teach chores/responsibilities as how they contribute to family. Interesting perspective.
For the kids at the restaurant while you're waiting for your food: DIY busy wallet! pick up a cheap wallet. fill it with pictures, scrap scrapbook papers, stickers, and various treasures. I am so making this!!!!