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Character Development Songs

Teaching Values, Morals and Life Skills to Children and Teenagers

Character Education - Full Albums
The Best In Me –Dave Kinnoin
Best Songs to Live By Ever –Mrs. Music and Friends
Caring Capable Kids –Susanna Palomares and Linda K. Williams
Character Classics Delux Set – Character Classics
Character Counts – Todd Werner
CHARACTER COUNTS! Stirkes A Chord – Dave Kinnoin
Come Join The Circle – Paulette Meier
Everyone's Invited – Vitamin L
Everyone Is Someone – Growing Sound
Feeling Positive – Growing Sound
Here, Now Know-How – Growing Sound
Give Me Back My Pencil! - Conflict Resolution – Ben Stifel
Getting Better, Getting Along – Jack Hartmann
Living Values in Song – Keystone Creations
Make A Difference – Miss Jenny
Manners and Character – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Motivate with Mrs. Kate – Mrs. Kate
Practice and Success – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Respect and Responsibility – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Rock Solid Kids – Laz Slomovits
Social Skills and Bullying – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Stop, Think, Choose! – Steve Couch
Take Care – Growing Sound
Tanner's Manners: Cool Kind Kid – CKK Educational
Teaspoon At A Time - Dave Kinnoin
Today's Children; Tomorrow's Future – Music with Mar.
Un Mundo - One World (BILINGUAL) – Growing Sound

These character education songs are available from a variety of albums:

Kindness
  Songs for Teaching about Caring, Compassion and Empathy.
  See also: Social Skills and Friendship Song Lyrics
A Hug – The W.L.A. Children's Choir
A Smile and a Kind Word – "Prudence Pennypack & Pamela Pigella"
Attitude of Gratitude – David Woodward's Virtuous Tunes
Best Friends – The W.L.A. Children's Choir
Busy Bee (At School) – Marilyn M. Linford
Caring Avenue – Dave Kinnoin
Come On Board! – Paulette Meier
Don't Judge Them – Paulette Meier
Friends - Jeanne Nelson and Hector MarĂ­n
Friendship - Be a Good Friend - "Miss Jenny"
Gratitude is an Attitude – Jim Rule
     Handle With Care Caring and Capable Kids
Hands – Songs for Speech and Language Skills
Happy for Myself – Dave Kinnoin
     Helper Train Caroline and Danny
Helpin' Out – Andy Glockenspiel
How Many Ways Can You Say “I Love You”? – Music with Mar.
I'll Be There For You – Two of a Kind
I Will Be Kind – Mrs. Kate
Let Deeds, Not Words – Joe Crone
Love, Love, Love - My Family – Listen & Learn
Martin's Heart – Vitamin L
More Love – Vincent Nunes
No Matter How Small – Dave Kinnoin
Person of Character – Dave Kinnoin
S-H-A-R-E – Music with Mar.
Sharing the Journey – Dianne Baker
Shine Out – Dennis Westphall
So Many Ways I Can Help – Todd Werner
Teachers Plan and Observe – The W.L.A. Children's Choir
Thank You – Jaycie Voorhees
Thankful – Listen & Learn
The Thankful Song – Marilyn M. Linford

Perseverance
  Songs for Encouraging Courage, Patience... and Accomplishment!

A Small Star – Earth Mama - Joyce Rouse
Butterfly – Earth Mama - Joyce Rouse
Connected, Unique and Powerful – Linda K. Williams
Everywhere All The Time – Dave Kinnoin
Freedom Riders Got to Ride – Vitamin L
I’ll Picture Myself Succeeding – Linda K. Williams
It's a Great Feeling – Jaycie Voorhees
I've Got The Power– Pam Donkin & Greta Pederson
I've Got the Tools that I Need to Succeed – Ben Stiefel
Music in My Mouth – Songs For Speech and Language Skills
No One's Going To Keep Me Down – Vincent Nunes
Open the Fear Door (Courage) – Rock Solid Kids
Patience – Music with Mar.
Practice (Try and Try Again) – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Swimming Carnival Fear (You're A Winner) – Keystone Creations
Teaspoon At A Time - Dave Kinnoin
Wait Wait! – Lauren Mayer
What Can You Do – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
When One Succeeds, We All Succeed – Ben and Elizabeth Stiefel

Resilience
  Songs for Teaching about Self Confindece, Flexibility, Initiative, Resilience
     and Self Reliance.
Cheer Up Song – Barbara Klaskin Silberg
Determination – David Woodward's Virtuous Tunes
Endurance (Persistence) – Jan Nigro
Glad I am Just Me – Amy Michelle & Friends
Gotta Try (Persistence) – Street Smarts
High Achiever – Dave Kinnoin
I Didn't Stop (Effort & Persistence) – Rock Solid Kids
I'm Like a Duck – Kathleen Wiley
I Make Mistakes – Andrew C. Germain's's Life-Skills
It's About A Sunrise (Rising above Adversity) – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
No One Like Me – Pam Minor
Nuthin's 2 Tuff - Dave Kinnoin
The Rain Falls On Everyone – Vincent Nunes
Roll With It – Lauren Mayer
Sí, se puede! You Can Do It! – Jim Rule
Slow and Steady – Prue Whoo
That Is a Mighty Power – Jan Nigro
Think for Yourself – Jan Nigro
Twinkle Twinkle – Amy Michelle & Friends
Who I Am Makes A Difference – Caring and Capable Kids

Respect
  Songs for Teaching about Self-Esteem, Self-Control and Respect for Others.
A Little Respect – Dave Kinnoin
Because I Said So! – Jim Rule
Believe in Yourself – Marilyn M. Linford
Big Things Come In Small Packages – Jim Rule
Chill! – Caroline and Danny
Choices to Make Song – Tim Pacific
Consider the Consequence (of Your Behavior) – Jennifer Fixman
Count to Ten! – Jim Rule
Dealing With Feelings Rap (The I-Message Song) – Paulette Meier
Different – West Los Angeles Children's Choir
The Feelings in My Heart – Listen and Learn
The Greedies - "Prudence Pennypack and Pamela Pigella"
Hero In My Eyes – Mrs. Kate
How Good It Feels - Dave Kinnoin
I'm A Special Kid – Dr. Thomas Moore
I'm Terrific!!! – Kathleen Wiley
I am Smart and I am Happy – Kathleen Wiley
I'm Sorry – Jim Rule
I Believe – Jack Hartmann
If Children Ruled the World – West Los Angeles Children's Choir
Karma – Andrew C. Germain's's Life-Skills
Listen! – Paulette Meier
Listen To Those in Authority – Sharon Luanne Rivera
Living Values – Keystone Creations
Low-Down High – Linda K. Williams
Martin is Calling – Vitamin L
Mind Your Manners – Amy Michelle & Friends
No One Is A Nobody – Caring and Capable Kids
Peer Pressure – Music with Mar.
Pledge to Lead a Drug-Free Life – Music with Mar.
Rules, Rules, Rules – Ben Stiefel
Self-Discipline – David Woodward's Virtuous Tunes
Showing Respect – Ben Stiefel
Soldiers of Peace (Resepct and Love for Others) – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Step Up, Speak Out! – Vitamin L
The Strategy Wheel – Paulette Meier
These Are the Rules – School Art Theatre Productions
T.I.M.E. at the Peace Table – Paulette Meier
Ways to Say "No" – Todd Werner
We're The Chorus (Respect for Our Things) – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
What Should I Do? – Caring and Capable Kids
When I Feel Angry – Jaycie Voorhees
Whisper Please – Kathleen Wiley
Words – Tickle Tune Typhoon

Responsibility
  Songs for Teaching about School Pride, Respect for Environment, Accountability,
     Cheerfulness and Honor.
Clean Up Time (Responsibility for Things) – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Diplodocus (Responsibility for Actions) – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Get A Plan – Lauren Mayer
Give It Back (Responsibility to Others) – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
I'm Responsible – Rock Solid Kids
It Could Have Been Me – Dave Kinnoin
Learn to Finish What You Start – Mrs. Kate
Let the World Be Well – Pam Donkin
Maybe I Will - Dave Kinnoin
My Druthers – Earth Mama - Joyce Rouse
My Responsibility – Lauren Mayer
The Nicest Classroom – Kathleen Wiley
Real Life Doesn't Have a Rewind Button – Linda K. Williams
Response Ability – Growing Sound
Responsibility – David Kinnoin
Responsibility – David Woodward's Virtuous Tunes
Responsibility – Music with Mar.
The Responsibility Song – Sam Jones
The School Council Song (We Represent You) – Songs For Positive Schools
School Song – Kathleen Wiley
Secondhand Information – Jan Nigro
We Lap Up Learning – Songs For Positive Schools
We Like to Join School Clubs – Songs For Positive Schools
We Make New Arrivals Welcome Here – Songs For Positive Schools
Where Did My Money Go? – David Kinnoin

Acceptance

   Songs for teaching Acceptance, Forgiveness, Cooperation and Fairness
1, 2, 3, Four-Ever Friends – Colleen & Uncle Squaty
Any Other Kid - Dave Kinnoin
A World United – Vitamin L
Children Just the Same – Judy Leonard
Conflict Resolution Helps You Find the Very Best Solution- Ben Stiefel
Co-operation – Prue Whoo
Cool Cooperation – James Oglesby
Cooperative Learning Song – Linda K. Williams
The Dinosaur Song – Kathleen Wiley
Enormously Inconvenient – Dave Kinnoin
Everybody Wants to Find a Friend – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Fairness Awareness – Dave Kinnoin
Friendship – Kathleen Wiley
The Gimmes – Kids' Value Pack
I Can Talk It Out – Todd Werner
I’ve Got to Talk to Them – Linda K. Williams
It Doesn't Matter If You're Little – Prue Whoo
It's OK To Be Different – Prue Whoo
It's Us Against the Problem, Not Me Against You – Linda K. Williams
Martin and Robby – Paulette Meier
Mistakes – Caroline and Danny
No Room For Hate – Growing Sound
Mr. Tall, Short, Wide & Slim – Prue Whoo
Our Family is a Happy One – Fred Gee
Person of Peace – Caroline and Danny
Pitfalls – Two of a Kind
Rules – Jan Nigro
Sharing Friends – Dr. Mac - Happy Kids' Songs
Silly Snake – Bryan McCabe
Talk It Out – Peace Pals
Talking 'bout a Put-Down – Jan Nigro
Too Tall – Andrew Queen and Karen Stille
Walk It Out – Peace Pals
We Can All Get Along – Fred Gee
We're All Different and We're the Same – Jack Hartmann
What Does Peace Mean? – Paulette Meier
What If That Were Me? – Andrew Murray
When You Speak of Others – Jennifer Fixman
Working Together – "Prudence Pennypack & Pamela Pigella

Trustworthiness
  Songs for Building Honesty, Dependability, Integrity and Conviction
Character – Karen Rupprecht & Pam Minor
Even When No One's Watching – Two of a Kind
Give Us A Chance – Dave Kinnoin
I Tell the Truth – Rock Solid Kids
Trustworthy – Dave Kinnion
Stand Up for Your Beliefs – Jennifer Fixman
That's the Truth – Jan Nigro
What You Do – Dave Kinnoin

Anti-Bullying Songs
See all of our songs about Anti-Bullying

Citizenship
  Songs for Teaching about Being Part of a Community

Courtesy
  See all of our Songs for Teaching Good Manners

Family
  See all of our Songs for Teaching about Families

Peaceful Attitudes
  See all of our Peace Songs

Positive Attitudes
  See all of our songs for Building Self-Esteem and Upbeat Approaches to Life

Character Education Musical Plays
Bullies Anonymous – Bad Wolf Press
Aesop's Fables Deluxe – Bad Wolf Press
Character Matters – Bad Wolf Press
Character Matters II – Bad Wolf Press
Conflict Resolution Helps You Find the Very Best Solution – Ben Stiefel 
The Day the TV Broke (Promoting Exercise and Healthy Living) – Andrea Moon 
Good Manners: A Midieval Quest for Polite Behavior – Bad Wolf Press
The Magical, Musical, Amazingly Beautiful Pencil! – Ben Stiefel 
Social Skills: How to Interact with Human Beings – Bad Wolf Press
Munchkin Mediation – Bad Wolf Press
Rock Solid Kids – Keith Hafner & Laszlo Slomovits
Showing Respect – That’s the Key – Ben Stiefel

For more character education songs, see:
School Concert, Friendship, Family, Diversity, Positive Attitude,
Homes and Inspirational and Religious Songs

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