Quick Acts of Kindness (October 16)

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 fun labels to leave at the scene of your kindness acts.

Talk to your child:

  • How can you tell if someone is having a bad day and needs a little extra kindness?

  • What are some safe and simple ways to share kindness with a stranger?

Book to share: The Spiffiest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson. Ages 3-7. George, a giant, believes his scruffy wardrobe needs an update, so he buys some new clothes. But he doesn't stay spiffy for long, as he runs into friends who need the items more than he does. A simple story about kindness and generosity.