It’s our job as parents to help our kids develop good habits–get homework done, do chores, eat right, clean the bedroom, practice piano–and one way to do is that by rewarding good behavior.
If you are ready to try a new rewards method, I’d like to suggest Kid Pointz, a free one-stop child behavior resource center for parents.
So many options
Kid Pointz offers so many great tools for parents, I almost don’t know where to start.
First and foremost, they offer free printable behavior charts and chore charts for kids of all ages. These are great tools that clearly define your expectations and keep kids on track. Combine the charts with their kids activities and free online points system and you have a complete behavior system that will help you stay consistent and help your kids develop great life-long habits.
There are literally hundreds of charts to choose from, with themes for all ages. Simply download and print.
How can sports parents use Kid Pointz?
I was especially intrigued by the idea of how sports parents could use these charts to help their athletes.
Not only are these charts great for motivating kids to do homework and chores so they can particpate in extracurricular activities, but how about using them to track your kids sports workouts or progress?
Let’s say your kid has a goal he wants to reach. You can track it on a goal chart–using their recommended point system–that shows his sport and when he reaches his goal, offer an agreed-upon reward.
If after using their points and rewards system and other behavior resources, you still need further assistance with a particular child behavior issue, you can get expert advice and parent coaching from one of the Kid Pointz child behavior specialists.
Rewards have their place
Although I do not advocate reward abuse by parents, I do believe that wise use of rewards can help children develop good life-long habits.
Kid Pointz is a great resource for helping you and your child set goals, track progress, and see results.
Yes, this is a paid review. But I stand by my promise to only review products that will help sports parents and their young athletes have a better youth sports experience.
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