Traits We Teach in Preschool

Courage “Do not be frightened…for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

Courteous “…Be courteous” 1 Peter 3:8

Well-Mannered “Train up a child in the way he should go….” Proverbs 22:6

Obedient “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.” Ephesians 6:1

Truthful “Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies” Psalm 34:13

Attentive “A wise son hears his father’s instruction: Proverbs 13:1

Patient “Love is patient” 1 Corinthians 13:4

Respectful “Honor your father and your mother” Exodus 20:12

Kind “Be kind to one another” Ephesians 4:32

Helpful “Even a child is known by his doings” Proverbs 20:11

Cheerful “Rejoice always” 1 Thessalonians 5:16

Orderly “All things must be done properly and in an orderly manner” 1 Corinthians 14:40

Thankful “O give thanks to the Lord; for He is good.” Psalm 118:1

Diligent “Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord” Colossians 3:23

Dependable “Let us not lose heart in doing good” Galatians 6:9

Thoughtful “…let us do good to all people” Galatians 6:10

Unselfish “Love your neighbor as yourself” Galatians 5:14

Self-controlled “For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7

Gentle “Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth” Matthew 5:5

Generous “It is more blesses to give that to receive” Acts 20:35