We followed this discussion by doing our virtue posters for the week. Rylan's depiction of generosity was him sharing a toy with Damian (who interestingly is still at the crawling stage in the picture! ;) ).
We memorized the following quotation: "To give and to be generous are attributes of Mine" taken from "To give and to be generous are attributes of Mine; well is it with him that adorneth himself with My virtues" by Bahá’u’lláh.
We read the following books: Learn About Values: Generosity, Share and Take Turns, and Rylan read Mary Clare Likes to Share to Damian and I. We also read a story illustrating generosity from Vignettes from the Life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
We sang the Magic Penny song and watched the movie Charlotte's Web, followed by discussing the generosity of the spider Charlotte in the movie.
We made these generosity collages, one to show what "generosity looks like" and the other to show "God's generosity to us".
To practice generosity we cleaned out the toy cupboard, and the boys put aside a few toys that they no longer play with much, but thought a couple of their friends would enjoy and then gave them away to those friends.
There is SO much you can do with your children to teach them generosity, what I have shared is just the tip of the iceberg (as they say). There are so many charities, homeless shelters, nursing homes, etc that you can involve your children in where they can learn about giving both their time and money to help improve the lives of others.
Happy virtue teaching!
This has been added to Preschool Corner & 5k too.