Structure, awareness and immediate recognition. All in a positive manner. That’s why Kudo Banz works. It involves and engages kids so they know what is expected, can keep it in mind, and are timely rewarded for exhibiting good behavior. Psychologists and parenting experts agree that this approach is one of the most effective means of creating lasting change.

Focus on the Positive


Feedback and attention should stay focused on good behavior to encourage and motivate that behavior to be repeated. Furthermore, positive reinforcement builds kids’ confidence and creates more trust, leading to more willingness to demonstrate that behavior. Negativity does the opposite. By focusing on the undesirable behavior, it keeps that behavior in the forefront of the child’s mind.

“Simply put, giving attention to undesired behaviors increases undesired behaviors, while giving attention to good behaviors increases good behaviors,” says Dr. Alan Kazdin, a Yale University psychology professor and director of the Yale Parenting Center.


We are serious about keeping Kudo Banz positive. What your child earns they keep. If kids think their Kudos or wheel rewards can be taken away, they may lose trust and interest in Kudo Banz. The more we
give positive attention to good behavior, the more likely the behavior will be repeated.

TIP: Be specific with your positive praise too so kids are clear about what behaviors to repeat. Read more…

Continual Awareness


To successfully change a behavior, children need an ongoing awareness of the plan and desired behaviors. Kids thrive on understanding expectations and schedules. They are processing so much new information every day that any structure helps children feel safe and more in control.

Our little ones are….let’s face it, little. It isn’t reasonable for us to expect that their “behavior plan” will always be on the forefront of their minds. Even adults require reminders and awareness to stay on task. Like the common phrase, when things are “out of sight” they’re also “out of mind,”. Even more so than adults, kids need concrete reminders to help stay focused and on task.


Kudo Banz makes it easy to set up a behavior plan with your child. More importantly, there is a physical reminder right on kids’ wrists to provide a continuous awareness of their plan. This is the genius of Kudo Banz. Whether they are sitting in the grocery cart at the store or at storytime at the library, they can look down at their band and have an easy reminder of their goal.

The 1, 2, 3 on their band also makes it easy for kids to track their progress and know how close they are to receiving a reward. This encourages them to stay on task no matter where they are. Kudo Banz are always there when they (and you) need it.

Timely Recognition


Imagine if your favorite US athlete wins Olympic gold, but instead of receiving the gold medal while the American flag rises and the National Anthem plays on the Olympic podium, the officials decide to mail the medal to the athlete several weeks later. Wouldn’t that take something away from their motivation? Wouldn’t it have made more sense to reward that athlete with an immediate celebration while the winning emotions and feelings were still prevalent?

In the same way, it’s no secret that the most effective way to reinforce good behavior is to recognize and reward that behavior as soon as it occurs.


This is what makes Kudo Banz a game changer. Kids can receive both Kudo charms for their band and spin their reward wheel no matter where they are. No waiting to get home. The rewards are earned then and there.

Kudo Banz is a real-time tool for parents that positively recognizes and rewards good behavior when it occurs. This helps kids understand the cause and effect of good behavior, which leads to lasting behavior change.

Grow happy families with Kudo Banz.

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