Toy Ransom Box from Just Another Day in Paradise
I am sure I am not the only mom that has threatened to throw away toys that are repeatedly left on the ground. I have even followed through a time or two. But I love this idea much better. The toys are saved from the trash bin and the kids can retrieve them from the toy ransom box only by bailing them out with chores.
Kids get the toys, you get a clean house. Win - win! Now if I could just find a way to get my oldest to stop leaving dirty socks on the floor!!
You can check out this great idea for teaching kids to pick up toys over at Just Another Day in Paradise.