Pam Schiller 0-87659-189-6
The Values Book
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Packed with easy activities, projects and ideas to help children learn values and build character, both individually and in groups.
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Detailed Description

Teaching Sixteen Basic Values to Young Children

Young children learn best by doing, and that includes learning values. The Values Book is packed with easy activities, projects and ideas to help children learn values and build character, both individually and in groups. Each chapter addresses one of 16 different values, including understanding, patience and tolerance. After defining the value, each chapter begins with questions to help adults clarify what that value means to them. The perfect book to introduce and strengthen the teaching of values in any early childhood classroom or home.

Reviews

... provides a set of activities, discussion ideas and games which adults can use to help children understand and practice character-building qualities. The exercises encourage kids to think of others and how they react to helpfulness, fairness, honesty and loyalty.
    - Wisconsin Bookwatch

The suggested questions and activities are insightful, timely, and very creative…It is obvious from the fresh ideas and approaches that the two authors have done their homework. It outlines how to consciously bring values back into our lives—values that each of us want for our children and the next generation.
    - ForeWord Magazine

Refreshingly, this compendium suggests ways of enhancing children’s experience naturally, without homilies; it provides thoughtful questions for adults and kids to ponder, and activities as simple as making popsicles to practice patience.
    - The Bloomsbury Review

The Values Book focuses on finding new ways to instill traditional values. Citing circumstances within our culture and environment that are creating changes in our behaviors, this book offers teachers and parents quick and straightforward methods for raising children’s awareness, understanding and practical experience of basic values.
    - Jewish Journal

Children learn by doing and through the examples of others, and this guide provides ample hands-on activities for youngsters to practice newly learned skills and concepts. It offers straightforward ideas for raising children’s awareness, understanding, and experience of 16 basic values, including honesty, compassion, respect and tolerance.
    - Genessee Valley Parent