Looking for a great character education lesson idea? These free printable lesson plans teach kids about honesty, respect, responsibility, caring and more pillars of good character.
These lesson plans include everything you need to teach an engaging lesson on good character traits. Each character ed lesson plan includes objectives, step-by-step instructions, and links to the free printable worksheets and other teaching resources you'll need. Just print and go.
All of our character education lesson plans take complicated concepts, like honesty and respect, and put them in words kids can understand. Colorful worksheets and teaching resources engage children as they help kids learn about more than just the obvious points of good traits.
Elementary School Lesson Plans
Grade level: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th grade
A story-based lesson on honesty, including being truthful in what you say and what you do. Also teaches children about listening to your conscience, and growing from mistakes. Story with supporting worksheets. View Lesson Plan
Grade level: 2nd, 3rd, 4th grade
A lesson on different aspects of honesty and dishonesty, including being truthful, telling the whole truth, not hiding the truth, not stealing. Uses text-based worksheet. View Lesson Plan
Grade levels: Kindergarten, 1st
A lesson on different aspects of honesty and truthfulness for younger elementary students. Uses picture-based worksheet. View Lesson Plan
Grade levels:Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4
A lesson in treating friends with respect, even when feelings are hurt. Includes expressive images to teach empathy and lesson on perseverance through friendship troubles. Uses a story and supporting worksheets.View Lesson Plan
Grade levels: Elementary school
A lesson in how to think before you act or speak. Lessons in being responsible for your actions, treating others with respect, using self control. Includes expressive images to teach empathy. Uses a story and supporting worksheets. View Lesson Plan
Sunday School Lesson Plans
Teach good character traits, like respect, honesty, and self control, in your next Sunday School class with one of our free printable lesson plans adapted for Sunday School. Includes story, discussion, and fun activites.