Character Education

Helping children learn values that will help them become good citizens. Ideas from the Character Essentials curriculum from Kiddie Academy.

We Are Thankful
11/26/2019

Thanksgiving is a time for us to express gratitude for what we value in our lives. Family, friends, health, home, food and on and on. All month Kiddie Academy students have been learning about the Character EssentialsSM theme, “We Are Thankful.” “We help children recognize and appreciate the many things…

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Character EssentialsSM for October: We Have Feelings
10/02/2019

Welcome to Emojiville, where the emotional state of the residents is instantly recognizable. 😊 - Happy  :(  - Sad   😐 - Indifferent 😠- Angry If only it was this easy in the real world. Learning to Manage Emotions Learning to recognize, express and manage feelings takes work and it should…

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Introducing the Kiddie Academy Character EssentialsSM Curriculum
09/04/2019

Character education matters. If you have any doubts about that, pick up a newspaper or watch a few minutes of the nightly news. We live in a world where teaching children to grow up to be caring, feeling adults is sorely needed. At Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, character education…

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Teaching Your Child about Loyalty
08/07/2019

Loyalty is the Kiddie Academy Character Education trait for the month of August. As with all our featured traits, loyalty is an important lesson to learn. But sometimes circumstances can make it a complicated quality to teach. “Loyalty is the feeling of devotion or faithfulness we have toward our family…

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Make Time for Playtime
07/25/2019

As well-meaning parents, we want to make sure we’re providing every opportunity we can for our children to learn. In doing so, we sometimes inadvertently pack our children’s schedules so full that there’s little time left for them to just be kids and play. A report published in August 2018…

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