Sent from reader, Lindsey:
I was looking for a fun and interesting way to keep busy this summer while accomplishing all that I wanted too without bickering from the kids…..so to keep it interesting, at the start of each week we are RANDOMLY choosing 1-2 “things to do” cards from each color and incorporating that activity into our plans each week.
Cards and activities can vary but I used red for “out of the house” outings, green for “chores”, and purple for “fun at home.” Spontaneity is fun, but I’m hoping to avoid arguing, laziness, and too much TV time by trying this method this summer!
As a bonus, I used my laminator purchased after seeing Collin’s Amazon deal to laminate the cards so that I can use them over and over!! I’m also planning to use extra red card draws as a treat incentive AND extra green card draws when punishment is needed!
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