Hi I agree with the folks that say that money and chores should be kept separate. If there are any Barbara Colloroso fans out there, she talks about this in her book. Namely, that children need to do chores because they are a part of a family and everybody needs to contribute to having a nice space to live in, and that allowance is about teaching children to manage money. My six year old son has been getting a dollar a week for the past year, it has been fun to watch...