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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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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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.
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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