How To Limit Kids' TV & Computer Time: Each Sunday give the kids 10 tickets for the week. Each ticket = 30 minutes of TV, game system, computer, etc. Tickets can be used consecutively, but when they are out they are out for the week.
Behavior Chart: Begin at "Good Job" every day. If a child is on any green space at the end of the day they get 5 pom poms in their jar. When the jar is full the child gets their pre-chosen reward (treat, prize, night out with mom or dad, etc. LOVE this!
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!
"I'm Bored" Checklist for kids. Good for summer. My kids are not allowed to use this word, it gets them a long list of things to do. Some fun, some tedious and some just because they said that word "bored"-mj