Take the #30Days of Kindness Challenge
It takes time to start a new habit, time and dedication. With this downloadable list full of creative - and simple - daily acts of kindness, your family is sure to launch a lifelong habit of doing good, together!
Supplies you’ll need for the month
Print the #30Days of Kindness Challenge post it somewhere you'll be sure to see it.
Make time for each day's challenge. If you need to swap days or complete multiple tasks on the weekend, that's OK. The goal is to complete one each day, but be flexible, and make that part of your reflection.
Make time to reflect as a family.
At the end of each day ask, discuss how the assigned task worked for each member of your family.
How would you feel if someone shared today's kindness with you?
What was your favorite item in the challenge?
Which tasks were most difficult to complete? Which were the easiest?
What are some other ways we could share kindness every day?
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Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed by Emily Pearson. Introduce the idea that kindness is contagious, and watch kindness circle the globe in just a few days. Mary, as ordinary as any other kid, starts it all with a special delivery. The rhythm and rhyme of this book make it a fun read aloud experience, too.
The Kindness Quilt by Nancy Eliabeth Wallace. When the students in Mrs. Cooper’s class are challenged to do acts of kindness and depict them in drawings, their work is so impressive, they create a “kindness quilt” that continues to grow.
Take it further
Adopt your local food shelf and make filling your dedicated food shelf box a monthly family tradition.
Continue the challenge! Brainstorm a new list of small acts of kindness and keep the habit going.
Still looking for creative ways to practice kindness?
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