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Teach your Child about Trustworthiness
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When you think about teaching your children to be trustworthy, you must remember it does not happen overnight. Instead, trustworthiness and good character are something you should model for your children every day because you are the most important teacher your child will ever have.

Teach Children about Respect
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You are the most important teacher your child will ever have. Your children will learn by the example you set for them. This means that the ways that you are respectful of others will influence the ways your child is respectful of others.

Teach your Child about Responsibility
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You are the most important teacher your child will ever have. Your children will learn by the example you set for them. If your children see you being responsible, they will want to act responsibly, too.

Teaching Children about Fairness
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Young children are very impressionable, and you are the most important teacher your child will ever have. One way you can help your child learn to be fair is by example. If your child sees you following rules, sharing with your family, listening to others and not placing blame, he or she will be likely to follow your example.

Teaching Children About Caring
Image of Carrie the Caring Cat
You are the most important teacher your child will ever have. Your children will learn by the example you set for them. If your children see you acting in a caring way, they will want to act in a caring way, too.
Teaching Children About Citizenship
Image of Cindy the Citizen Crab
Being a good citizen is something adults may do every day. Adults might practice good citizenship by: obeying traffic laws, paying taxes, helping a neighbor, volunteering or recycling. Your child will develop good citizenship habits by following your good citizenship practices.
Teaching Trustworthiness in the Early Childhood Setting
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When you think about teaching your children to be trustworthy, you must remember that it does not happen overnight. Instead, it is something you should model for your children every day because teachers are an important influence on young children.
Teaching Respect in the Early Childhood Setting
Image of Rusty the Raccoon
Teachers are an important influence on young children. The children in your classroom will learn by the example you set for them. This means that the ways you are respectful of others will influence the ways the children are respectful of others.
Teaching Responsibility in the Early Childhood Setting
Image of Roy the Rabbit
Teachers are an important influence on young children. The children in your class will learn by the example you set for them. If your children see you being responsible, they will want to act responsibly, too.
Teaching Fairness in the Early Childhood Setting
Image of Fran the Fair Frog
Young children are very impressionable, and teachers are an important influence on young children. One way you can help children learn to be fair is by example. If the children see you following rules, sharing, listening to others and not placing blame, they will be likely to follow your example.
Teaching Caring in the Early Childhood Setting
Image of Carrie the Caring Cat
Teachers are an important influence on young children. The children in your class will learn by the example you set for them. If your children see you acting in a caring way, they will want to act in a caring way, too.
Teaching Citizenship in the Early Childhood Setting
Image of Cindy the Citizen Crab
Being a good citizen is something adults may do every day. Adults might practice good citizenship by: obeying traffic laws, paying taxes, helping a neighbor, volunteering or recycling. The children in your class will develop good citizenship habits by following your good citizenship practices.
Fran the Fair Frog
Fran the Fair Frog
Click the image to read a cute story to your child that teaches preschool children about fairness.
Cindy the Citizen Crab
Cindy the Citizen Crab
Click image to read a cute story that teaches preschoolers about citizenship and good character.