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!
Simple Chore Chart and Reward System Your Kids Will Love via Clean Mama --My version is. All daily chores tablet or TV, all chores all week = 35 min for unfinished days), 4 extra chores each week = popcorn n movie or special dessert
Don't miss these four simple steps you can take right now to create a chore chart that works. This in-depth post even includes four different types of printable chore charts, plus a helpful list of age-appropriate chores!