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Bullying Lesson Plans

Bullying Lessons

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"Real Life" Discussion Guides

Watch real life videos, explore character traits by delving into social issues. Discussion guides designed as kids' magazines.
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Discover resources that will help give your child a strong moral foundation, develop character strength and have your child beg for more!

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  • Discussion guide for elementary kids on the Syrian refugee crisis

    Discussion guide for elementary kids on the Syrian refugee crisis You and I have heard lots on this world event in the past weeks. At the time I write this, few people know where this is leading us. We have seen tons of news reports and opinion clips from politicians and citizens alike stating their position and concerns on Syrian refugees. Read More
  • Mother sticks bar of soap in 7 year old child’s mouth!

    Mother sticks bar of soap in 7 year old child’s mouth! Mother sticks bar of soap in 7 year old child’s mouth! When I was a kid, I would play hockey in the street or in our driveway beside the house. I grew up in Canada before video games existed, so one actually went outside and played street hockey. My mom (and dad) had warned me that swearing and bad language would not be tolerated. She had threatened to stick a bar of soap in my mouth, and that of my Read More
  • Discovery Guide and Video Animation for Kids on Geo-Location

    Discovery Guide and Video Animation for Kids on Geo-Location Have you ever heard about “Geo-location” or “Geo-tagging”? Most people would answer yes, but few would really know what it is all about, even less are able to explain to kids. Geo-location is fun, effective and practical. Geo-location can be very dangerous. Read More
  • Internet Safety for Kids: Surfing Safely

    Internet Safety for Kids: Surfing Safely Your children and students surf the web. It is inevitable and inescapable. With all of the technological devices they have within their reach today, it is essential that children are taught how to surf the web safely in school and at home, and understand the dangers and deceptions of being online. Read More
  • Free Activity Sheets for Elementary Children on What It Means to Apologize

    Free Activity Sheets for Elementary Children on What It Means to Apologize Free Activity Sheets for Elementary Children on What It Means to Apologize I’m excited about a new feature I started on my website kidscharacterbuilding.com It is call “Real Life” under the audio adventure tab/menu in the kid section (home page). The first topic the kids can explore is that of a sincere apology. I used the real life example of Mr. Coburn, the part owner of the race horse California Chrome. California Chrome is an amazing horse that won the first Read More
  • Study Guide on "What Is An Immigrant?" For Elementary Kids

    Study Guide on Immigration is a topic one could not avoid in the past few years, specially if you are living in the United States. No matter what side of the political spectrum one is, it’s also a much-needed conversation. Sadly enough, it’s also a conversation that too often leave kids out. I just published an educational booklet on immigration to let our young people in on the discussion. Designed with Grades 4,5, and 6, in mind, the booklet falls in my “Real-Life” Read More
  • Discussion Booklet on Gratitude for Elementary kids

    Discussion Booklet on Gratitude for Elementary kids Gratitude for elementary kids. Discussion booklet and worksheets Gratitude is not something that came easy for me. I was raised in a typical middle-class suburb and my parents did too way too much for me. I took a lot of thing for granted. I, too, like a lot of kids now days, had the wrong idea that possibly I was the center of the universe and the graceful action towards me were due. Even though I had learned to say Read More
  • Discussion Guide on "Rules and Relatives"

    Discussion Guide on Discussion Guide on "Rules and Relatives" Kids often find themselves at odd with their relatives when it comes to rules. When your kids go on an overnight at their aunt and uncle's, should the same rules apply as that at their home? That’s what kids must try to sort out in my latest “Get Unstuck!” short audio story. I had lots of fun putting this together for my latest Problem-Solving package. Of course, I have a fun page for kids Read More
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