Character Connection – Resilience

Resilience can strengthen: Dependability by recovering from adversity and fulfilling commitments even in the face of difficulty Determination by recovering from adversity and overcoming obstacles to reach a goal Resilience is strengthened by using: Courage by...

Character Connection – Punctuality

Punctuality can strengthen:  Dependability by being timely in your promises so you can honor your commitments.  Trustworthiness by being on time so you gain the confidence of others. Punctuality is strengthened by using:   Responsibility by knowing what is...

Name That Jingle

There are jingles and advertising slogans that have staying power.  Years later you can identify the product or finish the jingle.  This activity can either be a singing activity and use jingles or you can make it a slogan activity.  Pick a few that your students...

Trusty Treats

Image: Shockingly Delicious This activity will use Rice Krispie Treats to demonstrate the concept of trust. Show the family a box of Rice Krispies or similar cereal.  Read the claims on the label and review any commercials that anyone remembers about it.  Ask if they...

Follow the Leader

Pair up your students.  If there is an odd number, you can make a group of three or partner with one of the students.  Have the students face each other and let them play follow the leader.  Each person in the pair will get 30 seconds to be the leader and do something...