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Cultivating character. All in a day’s fun.

Cultivating Character In A Day Of Fun

Children are master copycats – and many character traits are created by imitation. Here are 10 ways you can incorporate character-building activities naturally into your daily routine.

10 everyday activities to cultivate your child's character

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COURAGE

Try a new experience like climbing a ladder at the playground or patting a neighbour’s pet.

 

GRATITUDE

GRATITUDE

Draw one thing to be thankful for every week.

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GENTLENESS

Give your child several delicate items like a picture frame. Explain how some objects and people require extra gentleness.

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PEACEFULNESS

Put on some soft music and do stretches while taking deep breaths. Encourage your toddler to follow you.

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RESPONSIBILITY

Water a plant every day.

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GENEROSITY

Bake some muffins and encourage your child to offer some to your neighbour.

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KINDNESS

Create a home for your stuffed toys.

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SERVICE

Prepare a teatime snack for the family.

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RESPECT

Look into the eyes of the person you are speaking to.

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COURTESY

Offer your child a special treat during mealtimes and request that they say “please” as they ask for new bites. Add “thank you” and “you’re welcome” as they master each word.