Self Care is an important topic to kick off any discussion about kind action. By caring for ourselves kindly we create the right conditions to effectively project kindness outwards.
Giving genuine compliments whether it be verbally in a share circle or in writing for “Person of the Day” is a great way to build kindness and community into your class.
Social Experiment on the impact of acts of kindness. Mission reports are written using the scientific method.
From Kindness Chains to Tootling Walls, there are many activities you can do as a class or school to promote kind action
Take a look at some of history’s famous individuals who embody the concept of taking a stand for human rights.
Look at the world from the point of view of a village of 100. A great book to help students get a sense of the world they live in and how they compare to the rest of the world population. Lessons can extend to Math and fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Kindness to our Earth is another important topic that cannot be left out when discussing kind action. Brainstorming as many ways as possible to be good stewards to our environment and Earth is a good startpoint.
The Me to We Club is a great club to invite Junior students to join. If there is no club at your school and starting one is too overwhelming, the resources provided by We Schools can be easily integrated into the classroom. Students learn about local, national, and global issues and ways that they can help make the world a better place
Educators help students develop empathy and awareness of animals at risk through research, education, and if possible, fundraising efforts.
Nobody comes to class with no identity. As students take Nobody home and do acts of kindness with Nobody, gradually Nobody turns into somebody.