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Custom Needlepoint Backgammon board with NYYC burgees.

Custom Needlepoint Backgammon board with NYYC burgees.

Chore list . . . eventually.

Clipboard Chore Chart - This is a great idea. Clipboards for chores right in plain sight. They get a "bonus buck" for completing the tasks without being asked. I've been looking for a good chore chart idea and I just found it!

suminagashi - Japanese marbling paper with inks!

Weekend Art - Suminagashi for Kids

Folk Art painting of a backgammon board. Illegibly signed. Displayed in a green wood frame.

Folk Art painting of a backgammon board. Displayed in a green wood frame.

Fused Glass Backgammon Set : Decorating : Home & Garden Television

Fused Glass Backgammon Set

Fused Glass Backgammon Set : Decorating : Home & Garden Television

I took our girls to McDonald’s for breakfast for the very first time in their life the other day. They woke up at a decent time but to get to work and summer camp on time, we had to keep the train moving through the station, so to speak. It wasn’t a rushed morning but …

How to notice your child

"Here’s a few ways to really notice your child. By notice, I really mean appreciate. By appreciate, I mean fall in love with them all over again day after day after day." Like the idea of the gratitude journal.

A jar of punishments/annoying chores for kids when they do something wrong

Extra chores for when kids are naughty, whiney, tattle-taling, etc.what a great idea. Maybe call it the consequence jar, have white papers for older kids and pink for younger ones! Be great to also have a rewards jar for extra good behavior!

Write positive things children can do to be rewarded instead of giving materialistic rewards. Instead, give more opportunities for rewarding experiences.

This is used for rewards in class. I like the idea of colored ping pong balls with rewards on them. You could spray paint the white ping pong balls.

Motivational give aways

I like the idea of giving students candy treats with cute notes for test days. This helps give them some energy power to do their test, and helps students with test taking anxiety. The positive notes starts the test day off on a good foot.

Aubergine Leather Challenge Size Backgammon Set by Geoffrey Parker...

Aubergine Leather Challenge Size Backgammon Set by Geoffrey Parker.

Student Prizes and Incentives on Pinterest | Student Gifts, Back ...

Tales of the Grade Teacher: ISTEP Day 2 Treats & Sayings to Motivate Test Takers. A perfect way to break the ice for those with test anxiety! I was one of those and something to nibble on always helped!

Printable Chore Charts

free printable chore charts, so cute! Laminate and have them use dry erase markers to mark off when chores are done!

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