101 Ways to Tell Your Child “Good Job”

Super JobEveryone knows a little praise goes a long way and reinforces good behavior. But saying the same two words “Good Job” sounds rehearsed and will soon become ineffective.

Here are 101 fantastic ways to give praise, show interest, and offer encouragement:
1.    You’ve got it made.
2.    Super!
3.   That’s right!
4.    That’s good!
5.    You are very good at that.
6.    Good work!
7.    Exactly right!
8.    You have just about got it.
9.    You are doing a good job!
10. That’s it!
11. Now you have figured it out.
12. Great!
13. I knew you could do it.
14. Congratulations!
15. Not bad.
16. Keep working on it; you are improving.
17. Now you have it.
18. You are learning fast.
19. Good for you!
20. Couldn’t have done it better myself.
21. Beautiful!
22. One more time and you’ll have it.
23. That’s the right way to do it.
24. You did it that time!
25. You are getting better and better.
26. You are on the right track now.
27. Nice going.
28. You haven’t missed a thing.
29. Wow!
30. That’s the way.
31. Keep up the good work.
32. Terrific!
33. Nothing can stop you now.
34. That’s the way to do it.
35. Sensational!
36. You have got your brain in gear today.
37. That’s better.
38. Excellent!
39. That was first class work.
40. That’s the best ever.
41. You have just about mastered that.
42. Perfect!
43. That’s better than ever before.
44. Much better!
45. Wonderful!
46. You must have been practicing.
47. You did that very well.
48. Fine!
49. Nice going.
50. Outstanding!
51. Fantastic!
52. Tremendous!
53. Now that’s what I call a fine job.
54. That’s great.
55. You’re really improving.
56. Superb!
57. Good remembering!
58. You have got that down pat.
59. You certainly did well today.
60. Keep it up!
61. Congratulations, you got it right!
62. You did a lot of work today.
63. That’s it!
64. Marvelous!
65. I like that.
66. Cool!
67. Way to go.
68. You’ve got the hang of it!
69. You’re doing fine.
70. Good thinking.
71. You are learning a lot.
72. Good going.
73. I’ve never seen anyone do it better.
74. That’s a real work of art.
75. Keep on trying!
76. Good for you!
77. I’m proud of you!
78. You remembered!
79. That’s really nice.
80. Thanks!
81. What neat work!
82. That’s “A” work.
83. That’s clever.
84. Very interesting.
85. You make it look easy.
86. Excellent effort.
87. Awesome!
88. That’s a good point.
89. Superior work.
90. Nice going.
91. I knew you could do it.
92. That looks like it is going to be a great paper.
93. That’s coming along nicely.
94. That’s an interesting way of looking at it.
95. Out of sight!
96. It looks like you’ve put a lot of work into this.
97. Right on!
98. Congratulations, you only missed…
99. Super-Duper!
100. It’s a classic.
101. I’m impressed!

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