FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System

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FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System
FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System
FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System
FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System
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After using a modified version of a clip chart, I realized that it wasn’t working for me or my kiddos. I needed something different that would teach them some “life lessons”. Hence, the idea of “Moose Bucks” was born! It’s my take on a token economy system that goes along with my classroom theme (and love) of moose! 

At the beginning of the year, we came up with behaviors and actions that were “Payments” and “Fines”. I determined the payment amounts, but the kids voted on the fine amounts. Here are a few examples of what we came up with this year:

(Payments)
Being a Role Model
Helping a Friend
Getting an “A” on a Test

(Fines)
Messy Desk ($2 fine)
Tattling ($3 fine)
Bullying (BANKRUPT)

Students keep their Moose Bucks in wallets (envelopes) that they keep in a safe spot at their desks. We talk about treating it like they would treat real money. Each morning, the two “Bankers” go around to each student and collect/tally their totals from the previous day. They record this on the Banker Recording Sheet. Weekly totals are then calculated. I staple the sheets together until it’s time for “Reward Day” when all totals are tallied for a Current Balance.

At the end of each month, we have a “Reward Day”. Students use the Rewards Menu to choose rewards they want to “purchase”. I use the Moose Buck Rewards Ledger to keep track of what they get and their new balances. It’s a great way to teach them about spending vs. saving! So many life lessons taught so simply!

**I included an editable version of the Reward Menu in case you would like to make any changes to the amounts/rewards. Please let me know if you have any trouble editing.**
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FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System
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FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System
FREEBIE: Moose Bucks Classroom Management System