"Kids for Character" was a program that was released on VHS in 1996. It was a charity special about moral character that featured many different children's characters. It was produced by The Character Counts! Coalition and was distributed by Lyrick Studios. The host of the show is Tom Selleck. Music is composed by Joe Phillips who was best known for his work on the Barney Franchises since 1969.


Learn the six pillars of character with the Kids for Character kids and more TV show characters like Barney, The Puzzle Place gang, The Magic School Bus cast, Lamb Chop, Binyah Binyah, and Babar.


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Featured showsEdit

Each of the six shows represented a different "pillar" of character (Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship):

  • The Puzzle Place - Julie recaps the episode "Finder's Keepers" used to teach Trustworthiness.
  • Barney & Friends - In this skit created for this video and episode, Barney as well as Min, Shawn, and Tosha teach Baby Bop about Respect through song during the day it's called "Respect!".
  • The Magic School Bus - The episode "Wet All Over" is used to teach Responsibility.
  • Lamb Chop's Play-Along - Lamb Chop and Shari Lewis talk about the time when she had to split jelly beans between Lamb Chop and Charlie Horse in a lesson on Fairness.
  • Gullah Gullah Island - The episode "The Binyah Binyah Polliwog Show" to show the importance of Caring.
  • Babar - The episode "Babar's Triumph" is used to reinforce the importance of Citizenship.

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Voice castEdit


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