You help your child learn so many things. You help them learn colors and numbers, how to point to their eyes, nose, ears, and mouth, and how to dress themselves. You can teach your child about good character, too! Families can help their child learn how to get along, tell the truth, be reliable, and care for others and the world around them. CHARACTER COUNTS! helps families teach basic values that everyone can agree on. These are known as the Six Pillars of Character – trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.