FREE Kindness Printables for Kids and Adults

If you're looking for social-emotional learning resources for elementary students, you've come to the right place.
You'll find a range of free kindness printables to help teachers and parents weave kindness and giving into their classroom and home.

From free kindness coloring pages for kids, to online jigsaw puzzles, kindness checklists, coloring bookmarks, hug coupons, kindness worksheets, and lots more, there's something here for everyone!

We even have free printable kindness worksheets pdfs for adults so you can join your kids during kindness days or when you want to build positive character traits by leading by example. 

If you're looking for something more for your grade, there's a quick guide to some of our most popular resources on TpT like SEL coloring pages, empathy worksheets, and our popular kindness quilt activity and kindness bookmarks. Check those out too!

Popular social-emotional learning resources in our TpT store

We hope you enjoy our free kindness printables for kids and adults but if you're a teacher wanting to introduce social-emotional learning or add to your SEL toolbox, there is a small selection of our teaching resources below.  

Kindness Quilt With Positive Quotes

Grab this low-prep SEL kindness challenge
where students color bookmarks with positive phrases and sneak off to the library on a fun kindness mission to hide their gifts. The more bookmarks they color and hide, the greater impact their kindness will have!

As they color the kindness quotes, they are repeating a mantra to encourage positive thinking and kind behavior that leads to a happy, supportive, and inclusive classroom.

Kindness Coloring Pages Where Students Use Math To Find The Number Of The Colors They Need To Use. A Color By Numbers Activity For Elementary Students.

These kindness coloring pages are a color by number activity where students practice addition and subtraction. The count and color worksheets are more than a fun, no-prep mindfulness activity as students need to use math skills to determine the number associated with each color. 

Use as a distance learning resource or during a math session.

An Ice-Breaker Board Game To Help Students Build Friendships And Address Difficult Relationships.

This friendship board game with getting to know you icebreaker question cards and team-building challenges is a great way to build relationships. It’s also a fabulous classroom management resource if you have friendship problems in your classroom.

This friendship activity is unlike other board games where students work against one another because the aim of this game is to work together in teams to “win” a friendship.

Kindness Checklists For Students

Teachers asked for a kindness checklist they could customize to suit their grade. This resource provides the convenience of print-and-use worksheets and a Google Slides™ version where students or teachers can add their own acts of kindness. 

There is also a print and digital option for a collaborative activity where students work in groups to complete a kindness challenge. 

These Bookmarks And Posters Give Students Strategies To Cope With Difficult Emotions. Students Will Know How To Regulate Their Emotions When They're Feeling Angry, Anxious, Sad, Lonely, Frustrated, Or Scared.

These bookmarks, posters, and coloring pages have positive suggestions for coping with challenging emotions. Students learn self-regulation skills to deal with feeling sad, frustrated, lonely, anxious, angry, and scared.

A mindfulness activity for your calm down corner, they color 8 coping skills for each emotion. Reading strategies over and over as they color helps them embed strategies to self-soothe when they need to calm down.

Coloring Pages Cover

Our wildly popular kindness coloring pages are a fun, no-prep mindfulness activity that are perfect for students who need a brain break so they can focus on their school work.

Apart from being a great way to bust boredom at home, coloring helps children develop fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination. With messages of kindness, they also nurture positive character traits. They're also perfect as kindness week coloring pages.

Kindness Quilt With Positive Quotes

This fun back to school craft activity results in a beautiful kindness quilt or collaboration poster for your classroom bulletin board.

Each of the 30 quilt squares are coloring pages that can be used as a mindfulness activity to calm your grade. You can also use the printed and blank google slides templates as writing prompts for students to add their own positive message.

Activities, Lesson Plans, And Printables To Compliment The Picture Story Book Enemy Pie.

The lessons in this unit are used with the picture book Enemy Pie by Derek Munson. It's a fantastic story to help teach about kindness and respect and perfect for back to school.

The reading comprehension worksheets help build positive character traits and social skills and kids LOVE the craft activity. They learn to cooperate, include others, and be considerate towards their peers while collaborating to make a ‘friends forever pie’.

Kindness Coloring Pages With Positive Quotes For Students To Trace Over To Practice Writing And Strengthen The Small Muscles In Their Hands Needed For Control.

Based on our best-selling kindness coloring pages, these kindness worksheets also include letter tracing to enhance reading, writing, spelling, and fine motor skills for younger students. 

The worksheets feel like fun, but students are actually learning and building positive character traits as they take a brain break to calm themselves or refocus for the next task.

Use This Get To Know Me Booklet At The Start Of The Year Or Whenever There Are Friendship Issues In Your Class.

This Getting to Know Me book is a friendship and ice breaker activity for students to connect and interact with their classmates.

Students assemble their booklet, share about family, pets, favorites, and goals but also highlight friendship and positive character traits they appreciate.

Books can be shared at the start of the year for students to get to know one another. 

A Fun Kindness Paper Fortune Teller Or Cootie Catcher With A Google Slides Option To Customize Acts Of Kindness.

This cootie catcher or paper kindness fortune teller is a fun SEL arts and crafts lesson to encourage acts of kindness. It includes a Google Slides™ file for students to customize their fortune teller with their own acts of kindness or you can print the ready to use sheets for an engaging way to build character traits and an inclusive classroom community. 

Mostly used with students in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. 

A Range Of Lessons, Worksheets, Posters, And Coloring Pages To Teach Elementary Students How To Manage Emotions Such As Anger And Anxiety.

These SEL activities teach coping skills and anger management strategies to regulate and release negative emotions. They equip kids with tools that help when they're feeling sad, worried, angry, or experiencing anxiety to improve emotional wellbeing and behavior. 

Breathing, mindfulness, and positive affirmations help identify and classify worries to help students manage emotions.

This Sel Activities Unit Includes Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Posters, And Coloring Pages To Teach Students About Empathy.

These empathy coloring pages, worksheets and activities help to improve social skills, nurture relationships, and reduce bullying.

These important lessons help students notice emotional cues, observe behavior, and pay attention to body language while learning how best to respond in different situations to support others. This is a great resource for your SEL toolbox and a must to get students back to school in a kind and caring way!

A Fun And Engaging Classroom Management System That Introduces Money. Students Learn About Earning, Saving, Spending And Giving With Kindness Cash As They Earn Coupons To Give Away To Classmates.

Use Kindness Cash as an incentive or classroom management system while teaching students essential life skills such as earning, saving, spending, and giving.

Students earn cash by participating in acts of kindness and deposit money into a bank account to save for vouchers. They spend their play money on reward coupons to give away as gifts to their classmates.

Improve Classroom Community With This Interactive Activity Students Complete Online. An Acts Of Kindness Challenge That Teaches Students To Be Bucket Fillers.

This online SEL activity is a fun interactive kindness and friendship lesson. A printable or digital activity with 5 kindness challenges that's perfect for 4th, 5th & 6th grade during Random Acts of Kindness Week.

Students type into fields or write about the kindness they did, how the recipient reacted, and how it made them feel. They can check off each good deed to track their progress and are rewarded when they're done. 

Social And Emotional Learning Resources From Ripple Kindness Project