While I am not a huge fan of this program, the school Casey goes to hands out "behavior" cards every day. Everyone starts at green which is a great day. If they are naughty, I believe it goes to yellow, then orange, then red. We have had one yellow card. It's not what we're aiming for. However, if the kid has a super day, he gets a blue card. His teacher said if he gets 20, he can get a prize. I try not to pressure the blue and praise the green but we try and make it a big deal if he gets the blue. Yesterday he earned one and misplaced it and his day was RUINED. He was bawling in the background when I was talking to Maria.
Wouldn't you know it? In the side pocket of his backpack, I found the missing card. He said "Now we can throw away the card you gave me" and I pretended to be hurt and asked why he didn't want to keep my amazing art. He said "Well, I mean, it was nice...." but it's just not the real deal. He's so sweet. I love my little friend. I sure hope today's parent/teacher conference goes well. I'm bringing Play Doh to bribe his teacher just in case.