Character Education

          April
Word of the Month:
Positive Attitude/Wear a Smile

Book List

Be Positive! by Cheri Meiners

I’m Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem by Jamie Lee Curtis

I Like Being Me by Judy Lalli

I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont

Just Because I Am by Lauren Murphy Payne

Smile a Lot! by Nancy Carlson

Buzzy the Bumblebee by Denise Brennan-Nelson

I Like Your Buttons by Sarah Marwil Lamstein

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are by Dr. Seuss

Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

I Think I Am by Louise Hay

Incredible You! By Wayne Dyer

 

10 Activities to Help Young Children Develop a Positive Attitude

http://www.momentsaday.com/10-activities-help-young-children-develop-a-positive-attitude/

 


 

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We collected $700 for Kade's Playground Splash Zone during our Fill A Bucket Service Learning Project.

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We collected 344 baby food items to donate to the district wide service project to help
hurricane victims.


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The students loaded the Arnold Food Pantry's van after our food drive this fall

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For the second year in a row, our school won the Grand Can Challenge hosted by Jeffco Express

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We donated 55 blankets to Shriner's Hospital

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Promising Practices Awards

2006: Snack Swap

2007: Life Skills Program

2008: Activities to Build Life Skills Family Fun Hour

2009: P.A.C.K. Service Learning Project

2012: Cereal Drive

2013: Flood of Pennies

2014: Heroes Week

2015: Homeless Youth Initiative

2016: Souper Bowl 2016

2017: Dream Day

Character.org recognizes Don Earl Early Childhood as a school that has demonstrated its use of character development to drive positive impacts in academics, student behavior, and our school’s climate.  We are proud to be named a 2016 Missouri School of Character!

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Our staff presented at the 22nd Annual CharacterPlus National Conference this summer and was presented an award for being named a Missouri State School of Character.

      

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Receiving our National School of Character Banner in Washington D.C.