Sprinkle some of these activities throughout your week to help your kids:
- understand what gentleness looks like in action
- speak to others with sensitivity, tolerance and compassion
- play with others carefully, without causing harm
- treat belongings with respect.
This lesson also helps address (albeit indirectly) a critical or sarcastic attitude, and biting.
Bedtime Blessings Vol 1 and 2
by John Trent, PhD, Doug Barram and Dr. James Dobson. Focus on the Family, 2009. Ages 2-7.
Faith Begins at Home
by Mark Holmen. Gospel Light, 2005.
Jesus Saves the World
by Kelly Pulley. Zonderkidz, 2008. Ages 4-7.
The Berenstain Bears Discover God’s Creation
by Stan, Jan and Michael Berenstain. Zonderkidz, 2010. Ages 4-7.
Adventures in Odyssey: Life Lessons #3: Compassion (CD)
Tyndale, 2005. Ages 8-12.
Adventures in Odyssey: Life Lessons #11: Respect (CD)
Tyndale, 2006. Ages 8 and up.
Auto B Good: Fruits of the Spirit (DVD)
Rising Star Studios, 2011. Ages 2-6.
Essentials of Parenting: Raising Kids With a Faith That Lasts (DVD)
Focus on the Family, Tyndale, 2009.