National Do Something Nice Day Oct. 5

National Do Something Nice Day Oct. 5 National Do Something Nice Day is focused on being kind to others by doing something nice for them. It can be volunteering with a community service group or doing a special something for a friend or family member. Another option...

Finish the Job

Finish the Job Download printable version of activity This activity involves an unusual meal so pick a time to do this when you have time for a longer meal. Set up for the meal the way you normally would. If you serve from the stove or plate everything, it doesn’t...

A Character (Quality) Filled Halloween

A Character (Quality) Filled Halloween Halloween is traditionally full of costumed characters. This Halloween add some Character Qualities to the Festivities. Alertness • Be aware of your surroundings when you are trick or treating so you can stay safe and unharmed....

The Blame Game

The Blame Game Teach your children the finger symbols for winners and losers. For Losers, place your fingers in the shape of an L and place it on your forehead. For winner, use 3 fingers to resemble a W. Next, talk about how winners will take the blame when they have...

First Day Of Autumn

First Day Of Autumn Make a Character Tree to identify character-based behavior on which you can focus. You can either draw or print a picture of a tree. Write suggestions of good behaviors on cutouts of leaves. If you write in a bold black marker, the children can...

Day of Encouragement

Day of Encouragement Day of Encouragement (Sept 12) was started in 2007 by a group of Searcy, Arkansas teenagers who felt that encouragement could help many teens face their problems. The Mayor of Searcy proclaimed September 12, Day of Encouragement. A similar...