Charts are used for various purposes, but most commonly, people keep them for observing the daily progress (or regress) of anything.

A behavior clip chart is a type of chart for managing the behaviors of children. Various studies have been conducted surrounding the effectiveness of such charts. Still, many teachers and parents continue using them at school and home.

Charts like these promote behavioral management among both children and their peers.

How does a behavior clip chart help in behavior management?

Behavior management is a common practice of people working with children. Most kids have their routines and schedules, and it’s up to the teacher or parent to keep them practicing good behavior. These behavior charts are important tools to encourage positive behaviors and develop positive attitudes in children.

As we know, kids can be very sensitive, and even the smallest changes in their lives can affect their grades and work. Tracking and observing how they act might help you better understand their concerns.

How does behavior clip charts benefit children?

For students, a behavior clip chart is a visual chart that charts students’ behavior and progress. Teachers use it to improve classroom management while peers use it for behavior management of the child.

The chart is usually set up in a way that rewards are given when good behavior and conduct are observed. The rewards move up on the chart as the student exhibits more good behavior.

Because of this advantage/property, such charts are also called ‘reward charts’, ‘sticker charts’ or ‘routine charts’.

Advantages of a behavioral chart

  • This is an excellent tool to track habits and achieve specific learning objectives.
  • It can be used as a routine and chore checklist for peers to hold the responsibility of the kids.
  • It serves as a reminder for tasks to be completed by the kids.
  • It assists in maintaining order in the classroom (or home) without the need for constant verbal reminders. This is especially useful in an active setting with a variety of activities occurring simultaneously.
  • Using these charts can create an environment conducive to peer learning.

The best classroom management strategies and behavior chart examples are customizable to get the best results.

Behavior clip charts can motivate children in creative, fun ways so that they learn some important lessons along the way. Ultimately they will do much better than if left to their own devices.

Let’s look at some interesting behavioral clip chart templates below:

Behavior clip chart template 1

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This chart tracks a child’s daily, weekly, and monthly behavior. It is useful to track the following:

1. Whether or not the child has completed his daily homework/tasks.

2. If the child pays attention in class.

3. If the child is respectful to his teachers and peers.

4. If the child follows all the rules and maintains his or her discipline.

This chart is a reflection of the child’s behavior. It is extremely useful in determining the direction in which the child is shaping.

Behavior clip chart template 2

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This is a template for a behavior incentive chart. Behavior monitoring charts can be presented in a variety of ways, including in the form of such a chart. The featured chart is an example of a color scheme that considers which behavior corresponds to which level.

It can be used to monitor a child’s behavior daily.

Behavior clip chart template 3

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Students can see the impact of their behavior choices by using this visual behavior incentive chart. Each student’s progress is tracked by the teacher on their own log, and children work towards incentives.

How does this work?

Each student receives a clip with his or her name written on it. They begin the day by placing their clip on the green that says ‘ready to learn.’ The clips are moved upwards or downwards based on how the child behaves throughout the day.

Behavior clip chart template 4

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This is a great behavioral chart template to track a child’s behavior on monthly basis. There is enough space to add comments for each day of the week. Additionally, there is a notes section at the end. It is mainly used for extra suggestions or conclusions.

Behavior clip chart template 5

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This chart will reward students who keep up with the times & stay on track. It can give the kids an extra push to remain sincere in their efforts. It can be a lot of hard work but once the positive results are visible, it might be easier for them to stay on course.

Behavior clip chart template 6

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Such behavior clip charts aka reward charts are the best way to get your children or students to learn important life lessons.

Reward charts will help them understand how good habits and a positive attitude can pay off in the long run. If used as a motivator, these reward charts can take the kids to an advanced level of growth.

These chart templates also support themes. In other words, you can easily change the color scheme, fonts, and table designs according to the child’s preference.

Behavior clip chart template 7

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This chart is designed to motivate your kids. First, you must decide on the list of tasks they will do each day. You can also ask what they want if they complete their tasks each week with a certain amount of stars.

You must explain all the steps up-front so children understand what is expected from them. Then, this chart can hang in the kitchen or even in their bedroom for constant reference during the week.

Many children like to track their progress as it gives them something positive to focus on throughout the day.

Behavior clip chart template 8

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This reward-based practice chart worksheet allows you to keep track of how much time you spend each day practicing your goal. A weekly goal target is provided at the bottom to compare expectations and actions.

This worksheet is great for projects in various fields. For example, piano practice logs, travel logs, sports training logs, and other activities must be tracked regularly to meet specific reportable deadlines. 

Behavior clip chart template 9

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This weekly behavior chart is an excellent way to track any child’s negative traits. The right-most column contains a list of inappropriate behavioral traits, while the columns on the left correspond to the days of the week.

Based on the child’s behavior, points are assigned against each trait. By the end of the week, the respective grade is assigned based on the total points. This sheet is also forwarded to the parent’s attention.

Behavior clip chart template 10

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Behavior tracking charts always work wonders. This clip chart shows how students will move up or down based on their choices. It works perfectly as an additional tool to a school’s reward and punishment systems. This is because the students are working their way through the rainbow rather than simply being given acts of good behavior to complete to progress.

Also, at the end of the day (or after each session if you prefer), parents need to keep in touch. This, too, works well because essentially, it gives them a chance to provide feedback whether their child is doing well enough or needs to work harder.

Behavior clip chart template 11

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This is another chart to reward students in a classroom. It’s also a great opportunity for parent-teacher communication. This chart shows if the children need more guidance or aren’t doing so well in a particular subject area.

The behavior codes and color codes act as a reference for this purpose. It is useful to motivate students by rewarding them for working hard each day, being responsible and modelling good behavior.

Behavior clip chart template 12

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This weekly reward chart focuses on a specific goal and its progress throughout the week. You need to first describe the behavior you want to encourage clearly and positively. Then, select short-term rewards for the kids. Immediately after the behavior, reward your child with stickers. The child who earns maximum stars/stickers will be rewarded.

Behavior clip chart template 13

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This chart functions in the same way as the previous one. The differentiator here is: in addition to giving stickers, you can use this as a checklist. Simply check off the boxes if the goal is met on that day. There is also a column for the number of warnings that can be issued each week.

Behavior clip chart template 14

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A teacher who is looking to make a behavior chart for the classroom would benefit by using this template, created with primary students in mind. Included on this chart are the names of each child so that everyone gets a spot in their very own bright and fun row! The working remains the same as the previous chart.

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These charts ease a lot of trouble organizing the classroom. These charts come printed on small cards that are handy and would fit in any drawer! The appropriate labels are used every day and sent home to parents for review. As seen, this is an example of a student-specific behavioral clip chart.

You now have enough examples of behavioral clip chart templates. Go ahead, download these charts and use them to create an engaging environment for your children’s positive growth.