Character Education

Do a Pinkalicious® Activity at Home for Valentine’s Day
02/13/2019

Valentine’s Day gives us all a chance to tell other people in our lives how much they mean to us. Here’s a nice activity inspired by our partners at PBS Kids that you can do with your child to put a smile on their friends’ faces this Valentine’s Day. Recently,…

Read Post
Teaching Your Child About Respect
02/06/2019

> The video above, from our friends at Sesame Street, does a great job explaining the concept of respect. In the video, you see children, adults, pigs, chickens and more. Everyone’s a little bit different – just like in real life. That’s okay, though, so long as you take time…

Read Post
Kiddie Academy’s Tips for Teaching Patience
01/09/2019

Any parent who has taken a long car trip with the family knows that patience is not something children are born with.  “Are we there yet?” “I’m starving!” “I have to go to the bathroom!” Their questions and statements are all delivered with an underlying urgency to make things better…

Read Post
Tips for a Fun New Year’s Eve
12/26/2018

As we prepare to say, “Goodbye, 2018,” and “Hello, 2019,” it’s worth noting how abstract the concept of time can be for young children. Children aren’t born with a sense of what time is. For infants, time is measured by waking and sleeping, not minutes, hours,   days and years. But…

Read Post
Teaching Your Children About Empathy
12/20/2018

“How would you feel if that happened to you?” is a powerful question. To provide an answer, it requires the person to whom it’s asked to think about a situation from someone else’s perspective. It requires empathy. Empathy is the ability to identify with the feelings, thoughts or attitudes of…

Read Post
1 2 3 4 5