Character Education

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

Kiddie Academy of Abingdon Food Drive
We Are Responsible
06/03/2020

Special guest post by Maria Dontas, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility [caption id="attachment_12352" align="alignnone" width="5380"] There's me on the right! [/caption] The Importance of Being Responsible Being responsible means being dependable, keeping promises, and honoring your commitments. When one is responsible, one shows independence and diligence when carrying out tasks…

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Kiddie Academy students examining a butterfly
We Are Unique
03/11/2020

When you look at snowflakes up close, it’s amazing to see just how intricate and beautiful these tiny little ice crystals are. Every snowflake crystal has six sides, but otherwise every one of them is different. Of all the millions, billions, trillions and gazillions of snowflakes that fall, each flake…

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Kiddie Academy Random Acts of Kindness
Kiddie Academies “Link Up” for Kindness
02/21/2020

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Kiddie Academy students playing together
We Get Along
02/10/2020

English: Together Spanish: Juntos (HUN-tos) American Sign Language: Curl fingers into fists, holding thumbs in the air. Touch fingers together and move in a circle in front of your body. When you open a box of crayons you see a lot of items inside that are kind of alike. They’re…

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Kiddie Academy food drive
We Are Kind
01/02/2020

We Are Kind is our December Character EssentialsSM curriculum theme. But at Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, kindness isn’t limited to just one month out of the year. Character education, in general, is a year-round priority. We believe that focusing on values like kindness, empathy, patience, pride and other traits…

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