Kindness Unit (excerpted from The Organized Teacher's Guide to Building Character)
26 page unit on kindness, a book excerpt with graphic organizers, book recommendations, activities, and more
Heroes of Character
Character education lessons.
Shiver Academy's Book of Virtues Unit Study
Lesson Plans and Download links to A Book of Virtues.
Human Rights Resources
UNHRC offers free educational resources about human rights on their website. Resources include posters, lesson plans, magazines, videos, and games. The Human Rights Teaching Kit "is designed to help teachers prepare lessons.
The President's Volunteer Service Award
Volunteer and make a difference. Kids log on volunteer hours and can earn awards and pins.
VolunteerMatch tries to put vulenteers and opportunities together. Just put in your zip code and Volunteer Match returns a list of organizations and positions for which they need volunteers. All Ages.
Parties with Purpose
If you think your children are more self-focused than they should be, then this idea is for you. Watering Can Press is the company that publishes The Hero Book and The Giving Book, and they have developed party planning guides to accompany both books. You can download these free guides in PDF format.
Connect with Kids
A website dedicatd to the issues that impact kids, teachers and caregivers.