There are numerous books and resources out there, so in this post I will just share a few of our favorite resources on character.
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Character training really does happen all the time, in real life, but I have found that kids love having some hands on, fun things to learn with in addition to just using the Bible as a resource.
There are all kinds of new resources on character coming out all the time and although I do enjoy trying the new ones, I find myself and my kids asking to migrate back to the oldies but goodies.
Of course if you have limited funds, you also want to make sure that you are getting exactly what you are looking for in terms of what you are wanting to address.
Amazon has always been a great resource for me to find supplies, usually for the best price, but feel free to shop around. Amazon Prime has been worth it for me for years since I order so much. We now use it for streaming, too, but that is a different post altogether.
Following are some of the resources on character that we love and are always coming back to. In fact, my older kids love these so much they don’t even mind going through them again and again as the younger kids get older and get started.
Feel free to share any of your own favorites in the comments or to contact me through the contact form.
is my favorite resource for Bible reading.It is really cool because there are reading plans to use depending on the pace you want, and there are activities and questions that are appropriate for all ages. This is something we all use together, and all kids benefit in some way.
In terms of character training, we emphasize being a peacemaker.
This book has been great for being a peacemaker.
These are especially good for younger kids:
and so are these books:
This is an old favorite, too,
I really could go on and on here. There are just so many great things, but I have highlighted our favorites for younger kids.
When kids get older many of these still apply, but we also read books on people who are heroes in our eyes like this:
These are things that we often read from at night as part of devotions:
Hopefully you are not too overwhelmed by this extensive list, but in talking to moms who are thinking of homeschooling, the resources we use are among the most common questions, and starting on character training with young ones seems to top the list.
If you want more information on any of them, feel free to use the contact me form and I will answer whatever questions I can that you may have.
Character training with some of these amazing resources will be something that you are so glad that you took the time to do.