Kids today are notorious for putting things off—it’s easy for homework and chores to take a backseat to playing video games, hanging out with friends, watching television, or surfing online.
Full-colour cartoons and kid-friendly text teach kids how to get motivated, stay motivated, and get things done.
Kids learn 12 reasons why people procrastinate and 12 Procrastination Busters that can help
20 ways to kiss procrastination good-bye
Tips for avoiding setbacks like the dreaded Domino Effect
Fun Rewards to keep them on track.
See You Later, Procrastinator! Gives kids lots of ways to kick the procrastination habit and feel more in charge of their lives.
Reading level: Grade 4
Interest level: Ages 8 – 13
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