Character Education

Word of the Month:
Honesty/Tell the Truth

Book List

Be Honest and Tell the Truth by Cheri Meiners

Character Classics; The Truthful Toad by Tony Salerno

The Empty Pot by Demi

Franklin Fibs by Paulette Bourgeois

Rainbow Fish: A Fishy Story by Gail Donovan

The Berenstain Bears and the Excuse Note by Stan & Jan Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears Tell the Truth by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Pinky Promis by Vanita Braver

Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie by Laura Rankin

I’m Telling The Truth by Pat Thomas

The Boy Who Cried Wolf  by BG Hennessy

An article teaching children how to tell the truth:   


We collected over 3000 items for Brenden's Backpacks!  We won the Grand Can Challenge through Jeffco Express!

Dream Day: January 12th. Wear pajamas and bring $1 to donate to The Dream Factory in St. Louis.

Here are some tips to make bedtime easier so those dreams can come true:
Bedtime Tips.pdf


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 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!


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.


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