Character Concepts

Resources from Marilyn & Rick Boyer

Character Concepts Curriculum

  1. Character Concepts Curriculum: Level  1 Basic (Ages 4 to 6 Years; Preschool & Kindergarten)
    Rick Boyer, Marilyn Boyer
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  2. Character Concepts Curriculum:  Character Trails, Level 2 (Ages 6-9)
  3. Character Concepts Curriculum: Kids  of Character, Level 3 (Ages 7-10)
    Rick Boyer, Marilyn Boyer
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  4. Character Concepts Curriculum:  Proverbs People, Level 4 (Ages 7-12)
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Character Building Resources

In Character in Action: Taking the Next Steps by Marilyn Boyer and Kelley Boyer, join the Boyer cousins as they begin to put character in action through various ministry project. See firsthand as Cassidy, Luke, Adam, Anne, Melody, Lauren, and their younger siblings minister to widowers, veterans, elderly folks, children with life-threatening diseases, emergency personnel, and more! Recommended for ages 6 to 12 years.

Teach children essential character qualities of attentiveness, boldness, decisiveness, joyfulness, flexibility, availability, generosity, courage, orderliness, endurance, thoroughness, and compassion through engaging stories. Each character quality is illustrated in history, Scripture and "everyday life" stories. At the end of each trait, practical, hands-on projects and application questions make it easy for children to relate the moral to their own life. 163 pages, hardcover. Ages 6-9.

Legacies of Character: True Stories from WWII is the fourth book in Character Concepts' "Character with the Cousins" series. As the six oldest cousins are growing up, this book is a bit different in that they've done research in order to share the incredible true stories of WWII heroes and heroines. Stories feature American men and women as well as a Japanese commander whose life was transformed by Jesus, a Dutch lady, a Polish woman who rescued children and a Navajo code talker! Stories feature black and white archival photography and end with a personal application section. 183 pages, softcover.

Encourage children to make the right choices by showing them the positive results that occur when other children make the right choices in their lives! Showcasing eight grandchildren of Rick & Marilyn Boyer, these short lessons teach children about obedience, patience, honesty, gratefulness, respectfulness, responsibility, initiative, diligence, kindness, self-control, and more. Lots of photographs reinforce that kids just like them can make good decisions too! 32 pages, hardcover.

Walking children through definitions, examples, and application exercises related to 45 different character qualities, children will learn to use the Bible to make all sorts of judgment calls. Covering courage, loyalty, boldness, honor, love, diligence, endurance, wisdom, alertness, decisiveness, discernment, resourcefulness, initiative, and other traits, "If" questions help children learn to make right choices before being placed in like situations. 187 pages, softcover. Ages 6-12.

    Create precious family memories as you dive into projects, activities, and games designed to teach kids obedience, self-acceptance, a forgiving spirit, meekness, hunger for righteousness, and a bold testimony. Written by a homeschooling family with 14 children, this character-building "tool chest" overfloweth! Revised edition includes color pictures and an updated list of resources. 156 pages, softcover from The Learning Parent.

    The scorner, the wise man, the sluggard, the righteous and more all make appearances in the book of Proverbs, teaching us and our children the right way in which to walk. Each chapter features fill-in-the-blank and short-answer questions that can be answered by looking up different verses. Each chapter is also illustrated with a story highlighting the merits or evil certain character traits can bring, and also includes a "fun quiz", coloring pages and application questions. Designed to help kids live out the message of Proverbs, the uncluttered layout makes Scripture the primary focus. 137 pages, softcover. Recommended for ages 8-12.

    The wise woman, the talebearer, the angry man and more all make appearances in the book of Proverbs, teaching us and our children the right way in which to walk. Each chapter features fill in the blank and short-answer questions that can be answered by looking up different verses. Each chapter is also illustrated with a story highlighting the merits or evil certain character traits can bring, and also includes a 'fun quiz', coloring pages and application questions. Designed to help kids live out the message of Proverbs, the uncluttered layout makes Scripture the primary focus. 129 pages, softcover. Recommended for ages 8-12.

    Keeping littles engaged while you teach the older kids can be a challenge.but this big workbook will help you solve that challenge! Proverbs for Preschoolers keeps little ones busy while teaching them crucial character skills. For each letter of the alphabet, there is at least one full coloring page and a facing page with the Scripture printed out, as well as a practice penmanship line with dash-written letters in both upper and lower case manuscript for them to trace. The pictures to color are simple for little hands to manage. Ages 0-5.

      Help children to realize offenses, as well as their corresponding correction! Thirty-two chapters feature dual traits such as arguing/peacemaking, cheating/honesty, greediness/contentedness, and arrogance/humility. Each entry includes synonyms from Scripture that help to define the word, and application questions based on specific verses. Encouraging children to think through the biblical consequences of their actions, the related scripture verses, and how scripture should be applied to their lives, Growing in Wisdom will help you train up your children in the way they should go. 201 pages, softcover. Part of Marilyn Boyer's Character Concepts curriculum. Ages 8-13.

      What earnest young Christian doesn't desire to grow in the critical traits of Christ-likeness ? In this self-guided study, students will encounter the truth of Scripture in a practical, hands-on approach. Emphasis is not only on understanding, but applying the fruits of the Spirit to everyday life.

      This study deals specifically with the nine qualities called the Fruits of the Spirit. Eighty Fruit of the Spirit Flashcards for memorization and application to daily life are also included. As the student works through the Bible study during the year, they will learn the verses that correspond to the fruit of the spirit they are studying. They can move at their own rate through the pack of cards, reviewing previously learned verses to make them a part of their life and experience.

      Ages 13-15.92 pages.

        Inspire your children with the stories of great men and women who came before them. In Portraits of Integrity, your children will be challenged to strive for excellence through the examples of 45 people who served God at all costs.

          They will meet:
        • Jake DeShazer, who was a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. He was tortured and kept in solitary confinement for many months, but when a Bible came into his hands he became a Christian and later went to Japan to share the gospel with his former enemies.
        • Nate Saint, the missionary pilot who, with Jim Elliott and three other men sacrificed his life to bring the gospel to the Auca Indians of South America.
        • Booker T. Washington, a formerly enslaved man who rose to become the leader of his people and built a college from nothing to give ex-slaves and their children a chance to elevate themselves as he had.
        • And forty-two more inspirational heroes of history!

        Perfect for family devotions or as a part of a character curriculum, Portraits of Integrity will inspire young people with the examples of people who dared and did great deeds. 344 pages, hardcover.

        Young people have always been inspired by the men and women from the past. Filled with exciting true stories, students will also be inspired to strive for the character qualities they illustrate. Now Profiles of Valor brings to life 40 fascinating characters from America's War of Independence, including:

        • Nancy Strong, the patriot spy who ferreted out information about British military strategy and signaled it to Washington's spies---by hanging various colored petticoats on her clothesline!
        • General George Washington, whose desperate prayer in the snow of Valley Forge brought supernatural deliverance to his starving soldiers.
        • Reverend James Caldwell, "The Fighting Chaplain", who sent bullets and Scripture flying toward charging British soldiers when he threw copies of Watt's Hymnal to his men for rifle wadding, shouting "Give em Watts, boys! Give em Watts!"