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Level 2 Lesson Plan: What Is Maturity?
Friday, October 31, 2014

Note to parent or teacher: Here’s a 30- to 40-minute lesson plan highlighting the following learning objectives: “Understand that being responsible for something shows maturity and generates trust.” (Character Building: Personal Responsibility: Responsibility-2a

Discuss the meaning of “maturity.” One dictionary lists it as the full development of someone or something. Children, therefore, are on the path to becoming fully developed adults.

Talk about how the goal with any kind of instruction that you give is to help your children grow into mature people capable of making their own wise and responsible decisions for themselves. Ask the children if they can list some actions of a mature individual, whether child or adult.

For example, a mature individual…

ReadAre Daily Decisions Really that Important?” Discuss how the choices one makes daily either accelerate or hinder growing in maturity.

The following articles provide tips for developing more maturity:

Print out, color and cut out “Crazily Cool Card Set: Training for Excellence.” Have your child choose one verse from this set to memorize today.

Additional resources:

If you have other suggestions of supplemental material, or additional activities in teaching this topic, please share your ideas and tips by commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Compiled by My Wonder Studio staff.
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