The Character Carousel is a group of six animals designed to help young children learn about the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
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|Shinrai (derived from the Japanese for trust) is the CAMEL who always keeps her promises, always does what she says shell do and is loyal, honest and punctual.|
|Austus (derived from the Estonian for respect) is the LION who is confident that respect is one of the highest qualities one can have for nature, for others and for oneself.|
|Ansvar (derived from the Norwegian for responsible) is the ELEPHANT with colorful ribbons ties around his trunk and tail to help him remember his responsibilities.|
|Guisto (derived from the Italian for fair) is the GIRAFFE who always tries to do whats right. Guisto uses his long neck to see all sides of any issue and has a gentle way of helping others do the same.|
|Karina (derived from the Spanish for caring) is the KANGAROO who has a seemingly endless supply of things inside her pouch, including a special box of little hearts for children she meets on her travels.|
|Kupa (derived from the Hawaiian for citizen) is the BEAR who considers herself a citizen of the world. A philosopher and poet, she believes that we are all part of the same family and must do our share to help each other.|
|"Character Carousel" is a service mark of Josephson Institute.
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