I started out with some plain wooden door hangers I bought at Walmart.
I let both girls pick out a paint color. The Princess picked out pink and Boo picked green.
I just used paint pens to write their initials and the words on them. I kept the term working, but changed "Standing Tall" to "Looking Good". On the back I wrote out Wow.
I have since made two more clothes pins, one for "Living room" to remind them to return their toys to their room and "Table" to remind them to put their dishes away after they eat. You can see how the clothes pins made the hanger tilt a lot. I decided to hang them on some 3M hooks on their door instead of allowing them to interfere with how the door operates when hung from the knob.
To get a Wow, they have to have all of their clothes pins on Looking Good at bed time and they get something special. Sometimes they do, sometimes they don't. It is amazing that all it takes for me to tell them to move whichever clothes pin I say to get them to shift their attention to what needs to be done. It has made for days that are much more quiet. Everything is not perfect, but we are moving in the right direction.
I didn't worry with trying to make these overly cute since I didn't know how long they will hold up over time.
I will share with you the reward system we set up in another post.
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