“I cut. You choose.” “I choose to give mine to you.” Imagine hearing that in your home! It is possible!

Explore a bundle of ideas in this lesson on generosity that help kids be more:

  • generous
  • willing to share
  • willing to put others’ interests ahead of their own.

In addition, this lesson helps address greed, selfishness and a lack of compassion.

Recommended resources

The Berenstain Bears: A Neighbor in Need
by Jan and Mike Berenstain. Zonderkidz, 2011. Ages 4-7.

Adventures in Odyssey: A Game of Compassion/The Marriage Feast (CD)
Tyndale. Ages 8 and up.

Adventures in Odyssey: Life Lessons #3: Compassion (CD)
Tyndale, 2005. Ages 8 and up.

Adventures in Odyssey: Life Lessons #8: Friendship (CD)
Tyndale, 2005. Ages 8-12.

Adventures in Odyssey #30: Through Thick and Thin  (CD)
Tyndale, 1998. Ages 8 and up.

VeggieTales: Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving (DVD)
Big Idea, 2009. Ages 4 and up.

VeggieTales: Veggies in Space (DVD)
Big Idea, 2014. Ages 4 and up. (Theme: sharing)