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FREE Educator Bulletin and Activity Pages

Each month, the Character Council provides a free email bulletin for educators with methods and creative activities for integrating the character quality of the month into school curriculum. Use the form to the right to be added to the list.

Click here to see all of the qualities and their FREE resources.

 

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Flexibility Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! "Flexibility in a stem makes a tree stand in storm. Flexibility in behavior makes a human win hearts."~Anonymous  “Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible...

Alertness Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! "Be always vigilant; there are many snares for the good.” ~Accius   “Be alert. The most important things in life are seldom the most obvious.” ~Jonathan Lockwood...

Humility Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! "One must be as humble as the dust before he can discover truth." ~Mahatma Gandhi “Humility is like underwear, essential, but indecent if it shows.” ~ Helen Nielsen...

Enthusiasm Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “The real secret of success is enthusiasm” ~Walter Chrysler “Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses...

Tolerance Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! "In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.” -Dalai Lama “There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it...

Discipline Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “Willpower is easy. Won’t power is hard!” -Clifton Bauer “Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.” -James Allen “We cannot always...

Generosity Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.” -Elizabeth Bibesco “You have not lived today until you have done...

Gratefulness Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! "When you drink from the stream, remember the spring.” -Chinese Proverb "Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness....

Initiative Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! "He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner." -Benjamin Franklin "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." -Confucius "Half the things that...

Orderliness Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a...

Flexibility Reading List

Click here to download a printable version of the book list! Cat Knit by Jacob Grant   From Goodreads: Cat and Yarn are the best of friends. They have so much fun playing together, the two are inseparable. Until the day Girl takes Yarn away. When Yarn Returns, he...

Giraffes Can’t Dance with Processing

From the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Miss Ally, Teen Librarian at the Walnut Hills Branch reads "Giraffes Can't Dance" by Giles Andreae Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae From Goodreads: "Gerald the giraffe longs to dance, but his legs are too...

Alertness Reading List

Click here to download a printable version of the book list! Dojo Surprise by Chris Tougas   From Goodreads: "The six little ninjas of Dojo Daycare and Dojo Daytrip are back for a third adventure—this time, planning a surprise birthday party for their master....

Humility Reading List

Click here to download a printable version of the book list! King Hugo's Huge Ego by Chris Van Dusen   From Goodreads: "Hugo is a tiny king with a very large ego. But when he mistreats a villager who also happens to be a sorceress, the spell she casts causes his...

Enthusiasm Reading List

Click here to download a printable version of the book list! Ripple's Effect   by Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson, illustrated by CeciliaRebora From Goodreads: "It takes big actions to make big changes. Or does it? In Ripple’s Effect, residents of an aquarium learn that...

Tolerance Reading List

Click here to download a printable version of the book list! The Only Way is Badger  by Stella J Jones, illustrated by Carmen Saldana From Goodreads: "A group of animal friends wake up to discover that a wall has been built near their homes by a puffed-up badger who...

Hoop Circle

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Martian Name

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Bunny Bounce

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Tarp Hole

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Read All About It!

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Group Thumb Wars

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Platforms and Promises

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

Dot to Dot

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

The Longest Sentence

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

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