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Reward Chart

The boys are back in school and they deal with the adjustment way better than I have.
I am finally settling back into the very early mornings, all the home work, ridiculous amounts of paperwork that comes home daily, cub scout, taking them to birthday parties etc.

I have been a bit disorganized and decided once and for all to create my own space where I can keep track of everything easily and my space to craft (yay).

The boys are so much older now and I have to constantly adjust my parenting depending on what stage they are in so I came up with this reward chart.

I used a simple clip board, scrapbook paper, and wooden circles you can find in the wood section at Joannes or Michaels, paint, mode podge, and velcro.
I decided to have the boys help so they could get excited about the new "program".
I had to think of what my kids like most, which is money and candy.

Each circle represents $.25 and they start the week with a full chart that is equal to $5.00
Every time they get in trouble (talk back etc.) I remove a "coin"
They receive their cash on Fridays depending how much they end with.
On weekends they get to choose from the candy/toy drawer.

What I love about it is that I use the velcro and it is easy to remove and stick back on.

I decided last minute to buy some stars so they can earn extra points for helping. 
It is amazing how often I get asked what they can help with to earn extra points!

Now instead of saying, "don't talk back" or "stop yelling at your brother" it's as simple as, "Coin!"
So much quieter around here!!!!










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  1. That's really neat! Do you give them a warning about the coin first or just take it away when they act up?

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    1. Susie, I just say coin! And they behave instantly! Sometimes my youngest will have an attitude and I look at him and he will go and take one off himself without me saying a word!

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