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The Blessing Chart

Affirming Godly Attitudes and Actions
Author: Pam Forster
Age: 2-16
8.5"x11" color, laminated chart
Price: $6.50
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This is the fun one! The Blessing Chart helps you recognize and encourage your childrens' godly attitudes and behavior.

The left-hand column lists good character qualities, with cartoon drawings. The center column quotes Scripture verses that tell how God blesses us when these qualities are present in our lives. The right-hand column gives verses illustrating how Jesus exemplifies this quality.

The chart comes with ideas for regularly encouraging your children and recognizing the good work God is doing in their lives.

Blessing Chart preview

The Blessing Chart helps you recognize and encourage the following Godly character qualities:

  • Cheerfulness/thankfulness
  • Peacemaking
  • Truthfulness
  • Obedience
  • Submission to authority/honoring
  • Pleasant words/wise speech
  • Self-control, gentleness, meekness
  • Kindness, mercy
  • Diligence
  • Giving/sharing

We believe that this chart offers a needed balance to the "If-Then Chart."

More creative ideas for rewards (certificates, crowns, medals, etc.) are offered separately in the Blessing Chart Patterns.

Scripture quotations are from the ESV Bible.


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  Enjoying the Blessing Chart
Mary of Georgia, 5/17/2013
With 6 young children some days are rather hectic, but there are also many sweet moments. Using the Blessing chart highlights those times, and reminds me to celebrate them. Some of the children will now point out to me when they see another one doing something good (rather than just tattle taling for misdeeds). Thanks for such a simple, but effective tool.

  Love the Blessing Chart
Elena of California, 12/14/2011
I use the Blessing Chart for two of my children (ages 8 and 13). Since the chart is laminated I can write on it with a dry erase marker. I divide the right blank column into 2 smaller columns. I put their initials in the column when I see them displaying positive behavior. I encourage them to support each other by telling me when they see the other child displaying positive behavior as well. However, they may not tell me when they think they deserve their own initials. It is so wonderful to see my daughters supporting one another and pointing out how the other is doing well. When the column is full of initials, usually by the end of the week, I pull out my bag of goodies and let them decide on a treat (they are usually around $1 each). It is a great, inexpensive way to encourage positive behavior.

  Blessing Chart
Zach's Mom of MA, 11/24/2011
What a blessing the Blessing Chart is! It is wonderful to be rewarding the good behavior. It compliments the If-Then chart. My son caught on very quickly that it goes well with him to stay on the blessing side. We teach to the heart and do not use it as a list of good and bad, but rather a celebration of the heart change through Jesus Christ our Lord and Redeemer. After 20 check marks Zach gets to chose a special activity to do together. He loves this reward and so do we.

  Blessings Chart
Barbara kazmierczak of PA, 11/12/2011
This idea is amazing and we have been using it for several years now. It has changed our family. We have added a few new badges of encouragement and initiative too. I also made some doubles to if 2 children earn it they can each have one.
Thank you Door Post!!!

  Every Home Needs One!
MShytle of SC, 1/1/2011
I couldn't imagine a day in our home without this chart! It is awesome! I originally bought it 5 yrs ago when we only had 1 child, now about to have our 5th our oldest 3 children are still using the same Chart. They not only love getting the rewards for their "Good Choices", but love to learn why it is good for them to have this kind of behavior! Thanks so much for this product!