Positive Reinforcement - Put a cotton ball, marble, pom-pom, etc. in the bowl every time you catch your child being good. Do something special when it's full. Nice reminder for mom to notice good behavior and acknowledge it!
101 Ways to Praise a Child - If your child puts their plate in the sink - make a big deal about it! If they get dressed and you notice they have matching socks on tell them they rock! Did they use abnormally great handwriting - tell them! You want to encourage these positive behaviors. The more you encourage them the more your child will want to do them.
This is something we do often in our home. Whenever we ask a child to do something and he or she responds with "I'd love to!" then a pom pom goes in the jar. When it's full, we go out for frozen yogurt. We don't do it ALL the time, but it's an investment in a habit that has resulted in sweet responses (even without the yogurt). -April
Perfect for chores! Blue door hanger instead of pink. When I was young, my mom used to leave lists on the table during the summer of things she wanted me to do while she was at work. This is a brilliant way to do that for multiple children. Maybe use plastic clothes pins, or something so I can reuse them for multiple things
Cute Kid Reward Jar Labels! By focusing on kid’s positive behaviors, you will encourage them to repeat these behaviors.