Quick Guides for Parents

Here are some ideas to quickly get you started with KidCash

Teach kids money, focus, discipline and more with Kid Cash
The Warm Up
Getting Started
Day to Day
Bonus Bounty
Bank Books
Goal Sheets
Violations, a Better Way to Talk

teach kids how to make better decisions through communication

It might have a scary name, but this is a more gentle way to talk. Addressing misbehavior in the heat of the moment, when both you and your child are upset, often isn't the best approach. Giving them a ticket lets you postpone this discussion to a later time, such as when you're about to pay them and have their full attention. This approach creates a more suitable environment for addressing and resolving these issues effectively.

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Verbally address the problem

be clear about defining the problem and why to avoid it

When you notice something you don't like, inform them that they might receive a ticket if the behavior continues. Explain the reason behind it, highlighting how the behavior can be harmful to either themselves or others.

Let them decide

give your children trust by letting them make decisions

They may either stop or persist, often testing their ability to control the situation. If there's no physical danger and they choose to continue, let them decide to receive a ticket. Verbally declare it, and if you have the tickets with you, write it out in front of them to make the impact more visual. You might need to explore other methods to halt their behavior before they truly grasp how tickets affect their privileges.

The Daily Review

reinforce the message for your kids by recalling it later

After discussing the positive things they've done, inquire if they received any tickets that day. If they can recall why they received a ticket, that's great. If not, review what occurred, explain the reasons why that behavior isn't desirable, and clarify what they should do differently next time.

The Verdict

let your kids experience the consequences of their actions

You have a few options here: you can choose to let it pass, ask them which currency they'd prefer to deduct from to soften the blow, or simply deduct from whichever one you decide. Then, ask them if they remember what they should do differently next time.

A tip: If they correctly repeat the lesson and you let it slide at this point, they will realize that remembering what you say gets rewarded.

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