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16/10/2014 at 10:51
I've been toying with a few different ideas for how to try and encourage my 4 year old son to eat more fruit and vegetables.
I have tried a more direct reward system before, like giving him a biscuit for pudding if he eats all his veg, but this has been very hit and miss and mainly depends on his mood.
I was starting to get to the end of my tether but saw this reward chart online http://v8juice.co.uk/free-kids-reward-chart/ and I think I'm going to give it a go. I'm hoping that the promise of more than just a cookie and the visual nature of the chart will be a winning combination.
I just wanted to know if anyone on here had much experience with using reward charts? If so, do you have any tips to share? Is there a particular type of reward you have found motivates well? Thanks in advance for all your help, I'm determined to get to 'enjoy' eating healthily!
16/10/2014 at 15:04
17/10/2014 at 13:05
Hi LH86, thanks for getting back to me. I'm glad you've had some success with it, so far I've had mixed reactions from mums I've spoken to about it.
I think the idea of drawing a sad face rather than just leaving it blank is a good one, especially if her daddy can see it too.
I think I'm going to go for it so I'll let you know how it goes.
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