We have been in school now for 4 weeks! I think that my students are finally starting to get the hang of what first grade is all about. I have spent the past four weeks talking about what we want our classroom to look and feel like. We have talked about how to deal with problems that come up with our friends and how to talk in a kind and caring way. Creating a classroom built around kindness and respect is essential for any classroom teacher, but the message needs to be spread at home as well. There are fun and easy ways to continue kindness talks at home. Netflix makes it easy by having movies and shows available to reinforce this message. Here are some of my favorites:
For your older kids:
And for your little ones:
In addition to these shows, I love reading books with my kids that promote being kind and caring. Some of our favorites are:
Building strong character in kids is essential. Doing it a way that keeps them engaged is fun. I hope you check out some of these shows that promote kindness and books with your little ones!