how it is worth while to think twice before making a purchase...
By degrees pocket-money should include the cost of gloves, handkerchiefs, etc., until, finally, the girl who is well on in her teens should be fit to be trusted with her own allowance for dress and personal expenses. The parents who do not trust their young people in this matter, after having trained them, are hardly qualifying them to take their place in a world in which the wise, just, and generous spending of money is a great test of character." -CM
Our jars are made out of peanut butter containers. I wanted plastic so they were less likely to break, and clear so he'd be able to watch his money grow. I used these free printable labels and tweaked them with some scrapbook supplies. The paper airplane is really cute, but more appropriate for the spend jar, I thought. Sometimes money seems to sail away effortlessly, doesn't it? :) Here's the printable chore chart . I made the velcro smiley faces with clip art and laminated everything so it's reusable. Stickers would work too.
Read more here:Rosamund and the Purple Jar