Kindness 101: Character
This lesson series comes from Tyler Vogel, a Mustang from Curtis Creek Elementary School.

Today’s Activities


First, think about what the word “character” means to you. Take any piece of paper you have and write down whatever idea you have about the word’s meaning. You can even change your answer as you watch the video. 

Then, on that same piece of paper, write down who your heroes are.

Save this piece of paper for after you watch the video below. There will be another short exercise for you to do.

Second, watch this video about character from Steve Hartman (and his kids).

Third, in the last part of the video, Steve asks you to call or write one (or more) of today’s heroes—they might be the doctors and nurses who are taking care of Coronavirus victims in our hospitals. They might be the first responders. They might be the people who work in our grocery stores and pharmacies. Whoever they are, take a few moments and reach out to them to thank them.


Graph some fruit, or another topic of your choice, in this lesson from Ms. Betz of the Chinese Camp Science Academy.

Get Moving!

Can you complete some at-home fitness testing?  Use these videos to challenge yourself.

Curl Up Test, Pushup Test, Sit and Reach Test



How to Draw a “Health Hero.” We are thankful to so many of our community workers during the time of the virus, who are our real-life superheroes! Maybe you’ll select a different community helper to draw on this art page, and perhaps use it to make a thank you card!

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