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. www.helpmealison.com www.facebook.com/... Kids Diy Back, Good Ideas, Kids Stuff, Ransom Boxes, Chore Boxes, Personalized Response, Chore To Earn Toys Back, Diy Toys Boxes Ideas, Kids Pick Up Toys
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would use white or plain buckets with big stenciled "do" and "done" if bottom half of sticks were painted, chores could be organized (by color) into categories for level of difficulty so littles could avoid overwhelming tasks. Or could use rainbow ping pong balls hidden in tasteful buckets
Choices! I can totally see using this at school. When students need a break or time away, make a choice about what they want to do! Give them the power to choose!
document what he wants to be each first day of school
Next time toys get left on the floor collect them in a ransom box. In order to get the toy back the child gets to pick a stick from the chore jar and perform a chore. Getting kids to clean up after themselves with Zink and a giveaway. 4men1lady.com
super cute chore jar. kids feel like they have some choice in the matter :)...i did a variation of this. i bought colored large craft sticks and color coded them by length of chore (blue are 5 min chores, orange are 15 min chores, etc...). i wrote the chores on the sticks with a sharpie. so far so good. my 9 year old lives for the "relax no chore today" stick:)
I love this idea! The kids determine their own allowance. The harder they choose to work, the more $ they EARN!