From Melissa: The Story Behind Our Magnetic Responsibility Chart

Earlier today, we discussed how to help your child develop their own personalized chore chart to reflect specific abilities and goals. We’ve heard from many of you that the Melissa & Doug Magnetic Responsibility Chart has been a very useful tool in helping your child select (and stick with) specific goals.

Want to know the story behind how our Responsibiltiy Chart came to life? Here’s a video from Melissa explaining how her personal experiences led to the creation of this product:

Sound familiar? For so many of us, chore charts are born out of necessity and can address a range of activities and behaviors you want to encourage in your child. For tips on how to work with your children to create their own customized chore charts, see our latest blog post.

How have you used a chore chart with your child? Send us your tips and ideas to or leave them in the comments below!

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  1. [...] Plus, as a bonus, we share a video created by Melissa, explaining how our Magnetic Responsibility Chart came to life from her own family experiences. Watch it here. [...]