Teaching Character

Laying Down the Rails WorkshopLaying Down the Rails Workshop on DVD by Sonya Shafer

A popular workshop on the power of good habits in your home school. In just an hour you will be up and running with the basic principles and practical tips of instilling good habits.

A Child's Book of Character Building: Growing Up in God's World-At Home, at School, at Play (Child's Book of Character Building)A Child’s Book of Character Building: Growing Up in God’s World-At Home, at School, at Play (Child’s Book of Character Building) by Ron Coriell, Rebekah Coriell

Short yet thorough definitions of character traits with stories that illustrate how they should be lived out in various situations. Four application stories per trait, with accompanying Bible verses to memorize and pictures that can be colored. ISBN 0800754948

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal ConflictThe Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande

Excellent guide to viewing and handling conflict in a Biblical manner. Many additional resources available on their Web site at www.peacemaker.net. Note: We did not use the Young Peacemaker materials. I simply taught the basic principles to the children and we memorized the corresponding Bible verses. ISBN 0801064856

Wisdom and the Millers: Proverbs for Children (Miller Family Series)Wisdom and the Millers: Proverbs for Children (Miller Family Series) by Mildred A. Martin

Wholesome, family-oriented stories that present a verse from Proverbs and show how it is relevant in everyday life. Set in an Amish Mennonite heritage. Other Miller books are also available. Note: If you have a hard time getting the book through Amazon.com, try www.ChristianBook.com. ISBN 0962764353