Get ready for Character Counts! Week October 20-26, 2019! This is the 26th year of Character Counts! Week … a perfect time to place extra focus on character education.
Free Worldwide Character Counts! Week Resources
Character Counts! focuses on the six pillars of character as core ethical values. Be sure to check out the free Character Counts! Week resources at the Character Counts! website. There are even Red Ribbon Week tie-in activities to use during Character Counts! Week. The resources are wonderful for both schools and individuals. Classroom teachers, homeschoolers, and group leaders will find lots of helpful resources. For schools, there’s a page of videos of how other schools show character.
I love the “Big World Recess” inspiration from Character! Counts. It’s an online magazine focusing on positive character traits of six student athletes from around the world.
At Character Counts! you’ll find lesson plans for character education activities with preschoolers through teens. You’ll even find a character-based idea for giving away extra Halloween candy. The Lesson Plan Bank is available year round. Be sure to check out all the categories on the right side of the page for extra resources.
Be sure to check out my previous Character Counts! Week posts, too! You’ll find many ideas for activities and lesson plans to use next week and throughout the year.
Free Character Education Songs and Unit Studies
Character education was a major focus when I homeschooled my now-adult children, and it continues to be a major focus of mine. Over the years, I’ve published posts with hundreds of free resources. I’ve organized them here based on positive character traits. You can find them through my character education unit studies post.
Free Character-Based Quotes and Word Art Printables
I like to use character-based quotations to inspire positive character traits. I have lots and lots of best quotes posts that focus on character.
Check out my word art freebies category for many more character-based freebies. You’ll also lots of word-art inspiration at the Bits of Positivity Facebook page and on Pinterest! And much of it is character-based as well. 🙂
Have a wonderful Character Counts! Week!
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