Visual aids are a wonderful way to enhance your communication with your children. All of our free parenting printables are original to Cornerstones for Parents. They are all in PDF format. Click on the title or image for a printable version.
CfP Behavior Chart This behavior chart is a great tool to help your child get back on track. You can learn how to use this particular chart here. Instead of dangling “carrots” for your children to work for, you will help them focus on regaining the blessings that come from obedience.
Pocket Parenting Guide Do you ever wish you had a parenting “cheat-sheet”? Well, now you do! Print out our double-sided Pocket Parenting Guide and tuck it in your purse or wallet and you will have quick tips and encouragment at your fingertips. Prints two.
“S.T.A.L.L.” Conflict Resolution Printable This poster will provide your children with a visual aid to help them manage conflicts with siblings and peers. Print out as many as you have children so each can have a copy as they work through the steps. To learn how to implement this system, click here.
“Our Family Rules” Printable This poster is a great starting point for families wishing to formalize and post rules. It is a generic poster that you can customize with your own rules. For suggestions of family rules, click here. For some tips on how to select and use rules in your home, click here.
“Circle of Blessing” Printable This printable provides your children with a great visual aid to help them see the blessings that come from obedience and the struggles that result when they disobey. Showing them when they are in (or outside of) the circle will help them better understand the restorative purpose of discipline. To learn more on how to use this tool with your kids, click here.
Things You Can Do For Fun! – for younger kids
Things You Can Do For Fun! – for older kids
“I’m bored!” Ugh – those dreaded two words. Print out one (or both!) of these posters and the next time your children are lamenting the woes of having nothing to do, hand them this list. Help them get set up with the activity they select and watch their imaginations soar!
“Toddler Daily Schedule” Cards Toddlers love predictability. Print out these colorful cards on card stock or heavy weight paper, cut them out and select the ones to be included in each day. You can then hang them (in order) on the refrigerator or store them in an index card box, pulling out the next event as it comes up.
Blank Calendar A blank calendar can be a very helpful tool for parents. The uses are endless from chore tracking, countdowns to special days or even menu planning.
What Does the Bible Say About . . . ?? This handy printable is a great tool to help you to discuss practical Biblical truths with your children. It addresses common behavior problems such as self-control, obedience, wholesome talk and the treatment of others. Use this printable as part of your family devotions or post it somewhere public as a daily reminder.
Prayers for my Child Here is a great list of simple prayers that you can use to cover your children with prayer. Consider using this list to pray over your children as they sleep in their beds.
Knowing Your Child Worksheet It is so important that we really know our children. This inventory will help you assess what makes your children tick. The more we know, the more effective our parenting will be.
Making Good Decisions This decision-making tool will help you dialogue with your pre-teen/teen on any decision that they may have to face. Learn more on how to help your kids make good decisions here.