So here is how it works. I place five chores for them to do in their slots each day. The chores range from vacuuming one room, dusting living room, clean 1 bathroom, brush teeth, make bed, get dressed and so on. Foe each chore completed they receive a ticket. At the end of the day whatever didn't get finished can not be done a different day. They get to turn in their tickets at the end of the week and get .25 per ticket they earned. Now I am paying them for one reason and that is to teach them money management. They must tithe and save 10%. There is also a BEEhavior award in there. When they have been extra good, none of our new rules have been broken, then they get a sticker for that day. When their card is full they will get a one on one date with mom and dad.
I have just temporarily placed them in the baseball card holders that I used to use for my coupons....more on that later ;) It is working just fine for now but I am on the hunt to find a holder that is cheaper than the one that the website suggested.
Here is a link to accountable kids~ http://accountablekids.com/
Here is a link to where I found this program that was Free~ http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/blog/2011/01/chore-chart-cards.html
Both are wonderful, just depends on your budget.