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Being Big is about being Big-Hearted. It's about having a Big Spirit. Being Big is something we should all do more often.

It only takes a little to BE BIG.

Clifford's BIG Ideas (Share, Help Others, Be Kind, Be Responsible, Play Fair, Be a Good Friend, Believe in Yourself, Respect Others, Work Together and Be Truthful) were borne out of the curriculum developed for the award-winning animated television series - which airs on PBS KIDS. The goal of BIG Ideas is to support children's growing understanding that the actions they choose make a difference to themselves and others. The BIG Idea present value-based content that engage children in important life lessons.
Be Responsible
How YOU can BE BIG | Episodes & Activities | Watch a Clip | Get the Book

Becoming a responsible person comes from observation and practice! All children desire the gratification of being recognized for good works. When a child is given the opportunity to be a caretaker, recognition for good efforts gives the child pride and reinforces good habits for future efforts. It is a child's natural instinct to please. Learning the value of being responsible is so important for youngsters!

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Clifford's Big Ideas
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Play fair
Show Respect
Work Together
Be Responsible
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Be Kind
Believe in Yourself
Be a Good Friend
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