READY TO PLAY?
1. COMMUNICATE YOUR FAMILY VALUES
What are your own family values? e.g. Be Kind, Respectful, Stay Positive etc.
2. CREATE & COMMUNICATE YOUR FAMILY EXPECTATIONS
Highlight from our template or customize with your own Expectations/Rules. These are expectations your family must follow at all times (these are the ones that can get you FIRED!)
3. EXPLORE & COMMUNICATE POTENTIAL CONSEQUENCES
- Obtain input from your Kids about the type of consequences they’d expect for not following the Family Expectations.
- Consider consequences that are realistic, manageable and that you as a parent can stick to.
- Decide on the consequences of being FIRED! Examples:
- No TV
- No Internet for the day
- No playing with friends
4. COMMUNICATE THE “NOT FIRED BONUS"
- Customize Kids Kash amount to suit your Family (we used $20.00 in our home).
- A $20.00 Bonus is held at the beginning of the month for each Kid, encouraging them to stay NOT FIRED.
- If your Kid is FIRED, then the $20.00 Bonus is taken away and not paid out on pay day.
5. DEFINE & COMMUNICATE THE FAMILY “TEAMWORK BONUS”
At the end of the month if ALL Kids stay NOT FIRED then...
- $5.00 Bonus awarded to Each Kid.
- Family Experience for the whole team. ie. Laser Tag, Home Movie Night, The Zoo.
1. CREATE & COMMUNICATE THE JOB POSTINGS (CHORES FOR HIRE)
- Highlight from our Template or customize with your own.
- Decide if any should instead be part of the everyday must-do basic contribution chores (Non-Payable). Move these to the Expectations/You’re Fired template.
- Customize Kids Kash amount to suit your Family.
- Parent(s) Initial each time job is complete.
2. COMMUNICATE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH & HFK CONTEST CRITERIA
Parent(s) chooses Employee Of The Month and considers:
- FAMILY VALUES – who was best at family values ie, helpful, kind, respectful, etc.
- FIRED – who was NOT FIRED or had least amount of X’s.
- TEAMWORK – who was helping or encouraging others to stay NOT FIRED.
- HIRED – who participated the most, applied for most jobs.
Your Own EOTM receives:
- Special Reward for the WHOLE MONTH. Kid to choose with parent(s) approval. ie. favourite seat in the car for the whole month.
- Submission to our HFK EOTM contest.
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH CONTEST!
Parent(s) submit Kid to our contest for a chance to win prizes and extra recognition.
o Minimum 5 chores applied for.
o Must stay HIRED.
o Overall values, participation, effort and teamwork.