A Velcro task chart is a fantastic way to help kids organize their day or to break up tasks into smaller parts. This project came from The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day by Dayna Abraham. A copy was sent to us for review. My 7 year old son, Aiden, shares how to make his version of the Velcro task chart with us below. I get commissions for purchases made through affiliate links in this post.
The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day
The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day by Dayna Abraham was written for kids. The activities in the book will empower them to become their own problem solvers and help adults understand what kids really need to succeed.
This book is full of fun projects and tools that will boost kids’ ability to control their behaviors, explain how they’re feeling and gain confidence. Each of the 75 unique sensory-rich projects in The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day will help kids navigate the most challenging times of day. Whether kids struggle to get out the door in the morning or hate to sit for homework, this is the book for you.
Want to learn more about this book? Want to read a sample chapter? Click here to read more and decide if the book is right for you. It was most certainly right for us.
I love the message the book sends to kids (and us adults). Let’s make sure we recognize them for the superkids they are.
Velcro Task Chart for Kids
My superkid read The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day with me from cover to cover. He made a list of all the projects he wants to do (it’s a long list). The Velcro task chart was the first project he wanted to complete. He thinks it will help him organize his day and help him know what to do next. (That’s exactly the point of the task organizer.) Aiden starts second grade today and he’s excited to use the chart when he gets home.
We made a video of how to make the Velcro task chart. I’ve also included the steps below.
- Task cards (from The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day)
- Velcro (we cut squares in half, you can also use Velcro dots or strips)
- Ruler (to help smooth the fold and to make sure everything is even)
How to Make a Velcro Task Chart
Make a copy of the task cards in the back of the book or create your own. Cut out the tasks and then organize them. Select the ones that work for you.
Fold the cardstock leaving enough room for the What’s Next? label. Glue on the what’s next and done labels.
Cut the cardstock to separate the done flaps. Add the Velcro to the chart. You can either glue on the tasks or attach them with Velcro. If you use Velcro, the tasks can be moved around or changed as your needs change.
Aiden was super excited to complete the project mostly on his own. I helped him cut out some of the tasks. I used a paper cutter to cut strips. He cut the squares apart. I also helped him make sure the done labels was spaced evenly. I showed him how to use a ruler to help with spacing.
He can’t wait to try another project from The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day. Be sure to check it out and let me know what you think!
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