Do your kids spend half their day asking when they can have screen time?
Here’s a handy screen time rewards chart to help them help themselves (and keep you from going crazy)!
You can get your FREE download right here:
Tips for filling out the chart:
- Have your kids fill out the chart to help them take ownership of their day.
- Let your kids help choose some of the activities to put on their list.
- Have a balance between physical, mental, social, and emotional development.
- Include both quiet time and active time.
- Tailor it to your child’s personality. Some kids need more quiet time, social time, physical activity, etc.
- Take into account any particular needs they might have for the day. Have they had too much/not enough activity lately? Not enough sleep? Etc.
- Include time limits and requirements.
- Make sure they know what qualifies for each activity.
Ideas for activities/requirements for screen time:
- Eat healthy breakfast, lunch, and snack
- Finish homework
- Write, draw, paint, etc.
- Musical activity
- Build/construct (Legos, playdough, etc.)
- Board game, card game, puzzle, activity book, etc.
- Math/science workbooks, experiments, flashcards
- Play outside
- Play with friends/siblings/parents
- Physical activity
- Quiet time/rest time
- Help mom or dad with something
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