Contained in this packet are pre-programmed punch cards and editable punch cards with 7, 10, 14, and 20 punches featuring familiar Catholic images (Jesus, Mary, Moses, John the Baptist, Saints, the Good Shepherd, a priest, an angel, Baptism, Adam and Eve). Use the punch cards to track student behavior and provide rewards. When a student performs the behavior you are seeking, punch a space on his/her card. When the student earns a particular number of punches he/she receives a reward.
These punch cards are larger in size than typical ones. They easily fit in a pencil pouch or toolbox and are harder to lose or misplace. The brag tags referred to on the pre-programmed punch cards are simply small cards with positive messages. Brags tags are a little like trading cards; they are sometimes called behavior beads. Students collect them and store them on a metal ring, cord, or thin chain. They are a visible/concrete symbol of student success and achievement, something a student can brag about. There are several styles of these available on Teachers Pay Teachers. I have MANY in my own store. A simple search using “brag tag” will lead you to them. A few are even free.
The blank punch cards are editable. You are able to add your own text and determine your own goals and rewards. Simply use the “insert” feature. Then select “text box”. You are free to use your choice of font(s).
When printing be sure to print only the particular slide(s) you would like. The majority of the slides feature colorful clip art; however, one slide is ink friendly yet still features Christian clip art. Laminating the punch cards makes them more durable. If you are unable to laminate them, you might consider printing them on cardstock. Be sure to write the students’ names on the back of the punch cards in permanent marker or have each student write his/her own name.