We all go through times of struggle. Times that challenge and stretch us. Times that teach perseverance.
And we want to teach our kids that, yes, they can endure and be triumphant through these times, right?
And while it’s tempting to shield our kids from pain, difficulty or trials, we’re promised that it’s these trials that shape our character and transform us into the greatest version of ourselves (Romans 5:2-4, Hebrews 12:1, James 1:4).
Along with biblical accounts (such as that of Jesus and people like Moses, Abraham and David), we’ve found several books and movies that can also teach kids about the value of standing strong through trials.
Here are a few of our family’s favorites that teach perseverance (obviously there’s a wide range of stuff here…preview each to determine which are a good fit for your kids):
What are some of your family’s favorite books or movies that teach perseverance?
Share them with us here!