QUICK ACTS OF KINDNESS

Eager to do some quick intentional acts of kindness with your children? Many parents find that Saturday morning is the perfect time to plot your activities. Our list of 24 ideas ranges from a heartfelt greeting to buying someone a burger. Have your kids decorate these nifty labels to leave at the scene of your kindness acts.

Talk to your child:

  • How would we know if someone were having a bad day and needed a little extra kindness?
  • What are some safe and simple ways to share kindness with a stranger?

Book to share: Browse our collection of books on everyday acts of kindness. And if you haven't read it yet, check out our favorite: 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.