Preschool Activities and Crafts
|Themes > Character Education and Peace Education|
Come and have fun with the educational theme
Character Education for preschool and kindergarten. This theme
will address skills and concepts that are important in growing up to be a
good neighbor and citizen.
This is a labor of love in progress. I would love to hear your kind comments and ideas to make this a better site. More activities will be added regularly!
|Aesop's Fables for Character Education|
|Picture Books for Character Education|
Folktales and Legends:
Why was Lincoln called "Honest Abe" > Trustworthy
The Cherry Tree and George Washington > Trustworthy
|U.S. Patriotic Holidays > Citizenship|
Education for Preschool and Kindergarten
courtesy of LSU AgCenter
Present character education with the Character Critters online stories and review the resources for parents and teachers.
Printable resources from LSU > Bookmarks | Hats and Masks [Word Doc] | Garden Glove Finger Puppets
Visit these related sections in our site to incorporate an easy craft and other activities after reading and discussing each online story:
|Friendship and Good Neighbor Theme Activities|
Spot's Windy Day
Little Star's Wish (story time)
|Choose activities in this section to address the followingHolidays and Events
related to Peace Education:
January > Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 15, 1929)
June > Race Unity Day (second Sunday)
September 21st > International Day of Peace
September 4th Sunday > Good Neighbor Day
October 24th > United Nations Day
|Dove Theme: Symbol of Peace|
| Unity | Peace Hand Flower Craft
This is a simple craft that can be incorporated into a unity, diversity and peace theme.
|Kid's Olympic Games
Features: Focus-Friendship & Peace, What are the Olympic Games? Arts & Crafts: Making an Olympic Flag (Circles & Colors), Olympic Medal (Circle), Picture Frame Activity, Activity Page: Olympic Torch Maze, Online: Visit the Official Olympic Games Site, Music: The More we Get Together & It's a Small World, Outdoor Olympic Games
|Rainbow Theme: Symbol of Peace|
|Reading for Peace
Features: What is peace?, Craft: My Peace Reading Wreath or Peace Reading Tree, Suggested Literature for:
Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream.
Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize
|Links: Peace Education and Character Education External Resources|
National Character Counts Week - 3rd week of October
Wonderful online picture book stories for peace education.