Character Counts Week Activities

Character Counts Week Activities

Each year, during the third week in October, millions of people around the world celebrate the core values that define good character. Character Counts Week is a great time for teachers and parents to plan some activities that teach the pillars of good character, including traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. So if you’re looking for ideas on how to celebrate Character Counts Week with your students or children, try some of these great Character Counts Week activities for teaching kids about good character traits.

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Character Counts Coloring Page

Character Counts Week Coloring Activity

For younger students, try these free, printable Character Counts Coloring pages. Try them as an add-on activity after reading a character education picture book, or on their own. Looking for another character topic, browse the catalog of free character education-themed coloring pages.
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Good Character Worksheets

Character Counts Week Worksheets

Choose one of these popular free worksheets about good traits- What is honesty, respect, responsibility, conscience, empathy. Each worksheet offers a free lesson plan and related materials.


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Character Counts Week Bulletin Board Ideas

Character Counts Week Bulletin Board Ideas / Posters

These free shareable quotes and free printable posters are a great way to decorate your remote classroom or your Character Counts Bulletin Boards. Discover posters about being truthful, treating others with respect, acting responsibly, and being proud of your good traits.
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Character Videos and Songs

Character Counts Week Songs and Videos

Finding quality videos and songs about good traits doesn't have to be tedious! We did the work for you. Explore this list of some of the best free videos about good traits.
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Colleen Doyle Bryant

Colleen Doyle Bryant is the author of five books and more than 50 learning resources about making good choices for the right reasons. Her Talking with Trees series for elementary students and Truth Be Told Quotes series for teens are used in curricula to teach good character traits and social emotional skills like honesty, respect, responsibility, and kindness. More than 100,000 of her good values resources are downloaded each year by parents and teachers around the world. Rooted in Decency, Colleen’s most recent release, written for an adult audience, considers why America’s divisive culture is damaging common decency, and how society can get to a shared set of values that promotes cooperation and trust. Learn more at ColleenDoyleBryant.com