Do'er Duck says: Never Give Up! Perseverance is important!
How many times have we thrown in the towel, figured it was to tough and we would never accomplish the task at hand? It's really rewarding to accomplish a task that you may have struggled with when you do accomplish the end result! While I was teaching preschool, this character came in handy most days, why? Because teaching our young children to finish a task can be grueling! Whether it's tying our shoes zipping our jacket or learning our ABC's, these were difficult most of the time. Yet, we practiced each and everyday and we accomplished each task with perseverance!
Here are some thoughts to help teach a child perseverance though Do’er Duck who teaches our children to ‘NEVER GIVE UP”
1. Be patient
2. Be an encourager
3. Introduce small challenges to that they, extending their comfort zone
4. Share a story of yourself during a time that you persevered
5. Take a break if you must, but, do not quit
There is such a feeling of accomplishment when you persevere through a situation or a task. Teaching your child and introducing them to obstacles will help them cope and to put this skill into practice and to become better prepared to overcome the obstacles that present themselves.
Through perseverance a child will internalize the feeling of accomplishment and perhaps look forward to the next challenge in life knowing that they will give it a try.
Teaching our children these vital core values shapes them into their own character and helps them to gain a deeper awareness to develop these positive character traits.
Married with children since 1981. Love working with children and sharing the Characters of Character.