Best for Character Development: Our Recommendations for Families
Developing character strengths and life skills is essential to kids’ overall growth and success. Traits and strategies like communication, compassion, courage, curiosity, empathy, gratitude, humility, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and teamwork help kids learn, create, and relate to other people (as well as themselves) in healthy ways. Storytellers can play a key role in teaching these character strengths through the media kids watch and read. All of our picks promote these strengths and skills by portraying relatable, inspirational characters and situations and sparking meaningful family conversations.