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Kidz of Karacter

Determination with Danny the Dalmatian

"Make each day count and never give up on your dreams!"

Jam Hops Kidz of Karacter Program

Jam Hops has created a program to help children become well rounded individuals! This program will teach children crucial Character Traits and lessons to help them become a LIFE CHAMPION. We believe that it is important that children learn these skills and we are here to help guide them! Each month we will focus on a new Trait, they are listed below. Our hope is that by focusing on these character building Traits, we will help children attending Jam Hops become more successful now during their developmental years, and also as they move into adulthood.

Here are the twelve Jam Hops Kids of Karacter Traits-

  1. Confidence- Carolyn the Confident Crab
  2. Independence- Izzy the Independent Iguana
  3. Kindness- Kevin the Kind Kangaroo
  4. Listening- Lilly the Listening Llama
  5. Happiness- Holly the Happy Horse
  6. Determined- Danny the Determined Dalmatian
  7. Honesty- Harry the Honest Hippo
  8. Teamwork- Tina the Teamwork Turtle
  9. Thankfulness- Theo the Thankful Turkey
  10. Responsibility- Rebecca the Responsible Reindeer
  11. Respect- Robert the Respectful Raccoon
  12. Leadership- Leonard the Leadership Lion

Holly the Happiness Horse Image

Happiness with Holly the Horse

  •  Happiness is the feeling you get when you do something good, help someone or accomplish something you have been working on!
  • Appreciating the special person you are and being grateful are ways of feeling happy.  

Thankful Activity

Theo the Thankful Turkey image

Enjoy coloring  Theo the Thankful Turkey.  The color sheet  will be handed out by our coaches.  

Color the Turkey,  and write what you are thankful for around the Turkey.

Have an adult hang up your Turkey at home.

Enjoy your art work!

Thankfulness with Theo the Turkey

•Appreciate kind actions of others

•Saying please and thank you

•Being caring and thoughtful for what is happening around yourself

Thank you note image

Write thank you notes to everyone you're thankful for! Click here to get the printable version.

Rebecca the Respectful Reindeer Image

Responsibility with Rebecca the Reindeer

•Being accountable for your own actions

•Taking ownership over things that have happened instead of blaming others

Crab Hunt!

Carolyn the Crab Image

Time to go crab hunting!

Look around Jam Hops and see how many crabs you can find.  They are sneaky and like to hide!  Don't forget to look high and low, you never know where you might find one!  Stop by the Customer Care Desk to enter your guess into a drawing!

Confidence with Carolyn the Crab

•Believing in yourself and your abilities

•Trust in somebody or something  

•Trust that you can work through hard situations

Carolyn the Confident Crab Image

If you believe in yourself, anything is possible!

Lilly the Listening Llama

Listening with Lilly the Llama

•Focusing on the speaker

•Listening with your eyes and ears

•Following directions without being asked                                                             


Harry the Honest Hippo Image

Honesty with Harry the Hippo

  • Speaking and acting truthfully
  • Refusal to lie, steal or speak untruthfully
  • Others will trust you if you are always honest

Robert the Respectful Raccoon Image

Always treat others the way you would like to be treated!

Respect with Robert the Raccoon

•Being mindful of others thoughts and feelings

•Speaking and acting with admiration

•Never think or act like you're better than others

Kindness with Kevin the Kangaroo

•Being friendly to fellow friends, staff and classmates

•Helping others when they need help

•Thinking of ways to be nice to others

Tina the teamwork turtle image

Teamwork with Tina the Turtle

  • Helping and working well with a group
  • Focus on the needs of the group instead of yourself

Izzy the Independent Iguana

Independence with Izzy the Iguana

•Be confident in yourself. You can do it!

•Working through situations by yourself.

•Know that its okay to do it on your own if you need to.

September Kidz of Karacter

Leonard the Leadership Lion

Leadership with Leonard the Lion

Leadership can be defined in many different ways. A few examples include:

  • A person who thinks for themselves
  • A person who shares their ideas, beliefs, and energy
  • A person who inspires others
  • A person who positively influences and leads others.

Leadership Activity for Kids

Kidz of Karacter - Leadership Activity image

Make your own Lion!


1. The lion face  will be handed out in class.

2. Color your lion face using colored pencils or crayons.

3. Cut out your lion face. 

4. Search for leaves in your yard to use for the lion mane.

4. Use a glue stick to glue your leaves in a circular pattern on a paper plate or a blank sheet of paper.

5. Glue your lion face on top of the leaves.

Such a fun craft project to do at home!


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