Character Builds Joy is designed for parents, schools, and churches to intentionally and creatively teach children to have a heart like Jesus. Learning about Jesus’ character is life-giving and FUN both for the teacher and student…and you may have a turn in each of those roles!

About Us

Erin was a Speech-Language Pathologist (MS, CCC-SLP) in the public schools and private sector before staying at home to raise four inquisitive boys.

Coco is grandmother to seven amazing children and loves to discover ways to have a heart like Jesus!

Explore the Guides

These intentional guides focus on one character trait of Jesus a month using a simple and creative plan. Each guide provides a calendar, teacher inspiration, interactive Bible verses, booklists and standard-based activities that nurtures children’s heart and mind for a life of love and learning. See how this can work in your space!


Are you excited but wondering if this really works? Start with Psalm 119:105 to discover what scripture memory can do for your child. Sign up to receive this free printable + our monthly encouragement filled with booklists, activities, resources and more!