Build Character with Virtues, Values, and the Very Best You


Virtues, Values,
and the Very Best You
Building Character in Kids


Susanna Palomares & Dianne Schilling

Virtues, Values, and the Very Best You uses proven strategies that engage your students in meaningful interactions and self-reflection while teaching them the real-life benefit of “doing the right thing”. These Immediately usable and highly impactful activities naturally help you to draw out the best in students and inspire the development of universally valued character traits.

Unit themes include:

  • Responsibility
  • Justice and Fairness
  • Caring
  • Citizenship
  • Moral Decision-making
  • Service Learning

Here are the activities you need to keep kids engage while teaching such learnings as: The consequences of cheating and lying, How to develop healthy friendships, How to respond respectfully to others, The qualities and characteristics of our heroes and stars, The value in responsible behavior, How to accept responsibility and not blame others, Identifying justice and fairness in real life, Practicing tolerant behavior, Respecting individual differences, How rules and laws help people live and work together, How prejudice hurts both self and others, Demonstrating concrete caring behaviors, Recognizing and acknowledging positive attributes in self and others.

This book is a valuable and practical resource for classroom, counseling, and youth group instructors interested in enhancing character and virtue in their kids.


Primary Subject Area – Character

Grade 3-9, 154 pages, 8-1/2 x 11, paperback

More about this book – Table of Contents – Price $23.95 

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