House Rules For Children
I will do what my parents ask without complaining or making excuses.
I will not yell, shout, scream, slam doors, run away or call people
names when I am upset or donít get what I want.
I will pick up and put away everything in my room each morning
unless my parents give me permission to do something else.
I will clean up and put away anything I use or play with in the
house each night before I go to bed unless my parents give me permission
to do something else.
I will not borrow anything that does not belong to me without
permission and I will return if to where it belongs and in good
Each day I will
Get up in the morning when my parents tell me
Take a shower (or bath with my parents permission)
Comb my hair
Make my bed
Pick up and put away everything in my room
Eat breakfast, lunch & dinner
Rinse my dishes and put them in the dishwasher
Put my lunch in my backpack
Brush my teeth
Take Wendell out side for a 5 minute walk
Take everything of mine out of the car after school
Put away clean clothes when I am asked.
Do my homework
Help fix dinner if I am asked
Help set the table if I am asked
Put my dinner dishes in the dishwasher if asked
Brush my teeth
Put on pajamas by 8:00 unless my parents say no.
Pick and get out cloths for the next day if it is a school night.
Get in bed at 8:30 (read or look at books)
Turn off lights at 9:00
Once a week I will
Clean out catís litter box (Saturday)
Pick up litter outside our house
Examples of special things my parents may do
Give me money for my chores
Fix me favorite food to eat
Buy me clothes
Buy me special gifts and toys
Let me use the telephone
Help me with homework
Rent me videos
Read me books
Take me out for dinner or to a movie
Take me places to have fun (skiing, fun center, swimming)
Examples of consequence when I do not cooperate