Raising happy, responsible and independent kids means helping them gain the essential life skills they will need as adults. Expecting children to contribute to the family by doing chores not only helps them gain those life skills, but also helps them to build confidence and feel capable. The Importance of Chores for Children with Printable Chore Chart by Age. sunshineandhurricanes.com.
Simple Chore and Reward System: As children complete chores, they move the chore stick to the ‘done’ jar and place a marble from the ‘Good Deeds Marble’ jar into the ‘Rewards’ jar. Once the ‘Rewards’ jar is full, celebrate your children’s good deeds with a new toy, a special meal, day trip to a favorite spot, or any other favorite activity. Additional marbles can be added for good behavior, good deeds, on any time children make a special effort to be helpful or well-behaved.