Resources for Teaching Children About Honesty

This month, our elementary children are learning about the importance of honesty and truthfulness. Here are some resources and ideas for activities you can do at home to teach this important concept to your children:

For All Ages

Honesty Family Devotional Guide— for all ages from Focus on the Family (Canada). Includes prayers, blessings, memory verses, crafts, Bible stories, and creative discipline ideas! Part of a series of parenting resources.

Object Lesson about Lying— from Ministry to Children

Learning Not to Lie– article from Family Life Today

Modeling Integrity to Your Child– article from Family Life Today

For Toddlers and Preschoolers

Piglet Tells the Truth by Mary Manz Simon  (First virtues for toddlers)

A Children’s Book About Lying by Joy Wilt Berry (Help Me Be Good)

Honesty Lesson Plan for Preschoolers from Hubbard’s Cupboard

Innocent Little Liars– article from Orange Parents

For Elementary Kids 

Truthfulness Lesson Plan from The Character Journal

5 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Tell the Truth article from Orange Parents

DVD

Pistachio: A Lesson in Listening to Your Parents 

Larry-Boy And the Fib From Outer Space

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