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.
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.