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.

CRITERIA :

o Minimum 5 chores applied for.

o Must stay HIRED.

o Overall values, participation, effort and teamwork.