Hope you enjoy our PosEd film! 🙂
Hope is similar to optimism and means looking forward to the future and believing that good things will happen.
The Lorax, like some other Dr Seuss books has a message of Hope.
If Love of Learning is your top Character Strength this means that you love learning new things whether in a class or on your own. You love school, reading and museums, in fact anywhere there is an opportunity to learn!
If…by Sarah Perry demonstrates the power of inquiry
Stella, Star of the Sea by Mary Louise Gray
What is it that you most enjoy learning? Is it a subject at school or a particular area of interest?
Gratitude simply means being grateful and looking for all of the good things that we can be grateful for. There are many side effects or benefits of being grateful as shown by this infographic.
Kid President agrees!
A thought provoking short Film based on “The Giving Tree”
*warning-it’s a tear jerker!
What are you thankful for?
Good leaders are able to organise people in a group and ensure that everyone is included. Positive bystanders are good leaders as they do what they know to be right.
Qualities to be a good leader
Kids talk about what makes a good leader
What do you think makes a good leader?
People who have the “Modesty” Character Strength do not show off. They know their strengths and weaknesses.
Modesty is like humility and people who show humility do not seek the spotlight, preferring to let their accomplishments speak for themselves. They do not regard themselves as special, and others recognise their modesty.
The following picture story books feature characters who do not show modesty!
If you are creative it means that you like coming up with new ways of doing things.
There are so many wonderful picture story books with the theme of Creativity that it was tricky to pick just two!
“What do you do with an idea” by Kobi Yamada
“Not a box,” is about a character who thinks differently about the many possible uses for boxes.
This film was put together by the VIA Character strengths institute to explain the benefits of knowing and focussing on your Character Strengths.
Which Character Strength do you have?
Which Character Strength would you like to have?