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. All of our picks promote these strengths and skills by portraying relatable, inspirational characters and situations and sparking meaningful family conversations.
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Help kids learn the value of caring about others and behaving toward them with affection, generosity, and concern.
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Help kids learn the value of thoughtful listening and clear expression, and the importance of honoring differences.
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Relatable stories of misfits, outsiders, and finding acceptance.
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These top shows celebrate toughness and perseverance.