behaviour chart

Kelly - posted on 12/16/2009 ( 3 moms have responded )

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my son seems to be not learning from his mistakes and not listening to me when i try to explain that he can't do this and that and he needs to stay in his own yard and i want to start a behaviour chart but im unsure where to start can anyone help or send me a behaviour chart you have used and works for ur kids so i can get my child started please i must be able to print it out.

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Katherine - posted on 12/17/2009

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Get a big piece of white board (or spread sheet) Always start small so there is no chance of failure. Label M-Su, and the behaviors you want to modify. Like the first week, you put do not leave the yard more than X amount of times. The next week do not leave the yard (make it one less) Always, always focus on the positive never negative. Go from there. Only do 2 the first week, add on from there. You don't want to give him too much and set him up for failure. Reward with stickers and tons of praise!!!! Good Luck :)

Kristen - posted on 12/17/2009

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I have 5 kids, and have dealt with this in all 5, only my youngest has really been the easiest one. What we did was 1-ask the neighbors to put up a fence, and 2-watch them like a hawk the first few weeks, and be relentless with keeping them in the yard. And applying some unpleasant consequence when they are brought back. For my kids, that meant putting them in the house for a while. After about 5 times, they realize it's not such a good idea to wander.

Angie - posted on 12/17/2009

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I think the best way to ensure that your child stays in your yard is to supervise him when he's outside.

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