character education

Affordable End Of Year Gifts For Students That Reinforce Kindness
| | | |

Affordable End of Year Gifts for Students That Reinforce Kindness

Do you buy or make end of year gifts for students? The elementary school year finishes at different times throughout the world. But one thing that’s the same for teachers everywhere is the challenge of finding meaningful end of year gifts for students.  You’ve helped your students develop academically but it’s the unique connections that they’ll remember most….

3 Easy Ways Morning Meetings Can Improve Wellbeing &Amp; Behavior
| | | |

3 Easy Ways Morning Meetings Can Improve Wellbeing & Behavior

Daily morning meetings are fabulous for helping kids who are feeling anxious or isolated due to lengthy lockdowns and changes to their routine. As we settle into a new way of life with COVID-19, some students have gone back to school but for those who are still distance learning, virtual morning meetings or classroom circles…

Free Random Acts Of Kindness Day Jigsaw Puzzle & Printables
| | |

Free Random Acts of Kindness Day Jigsaw Puzzle & Printables

Are you ready for Random Acts of Kindness Day on 17 February? We’re excited to provide you with some kindness activities for students learning at home and in the classroom. And the best part is that they’re all FREE!!Instant downloads:FREE Digital Jigsaw PuzzleFREE Kindness Coloring PagesFREE Kindness ChecklistFREE Kindness Ideas Poster 1. Digital Jigsaw PuzzleOur…

10 Week Kindness Challenge For Kids – Week 9
| | | | |

10 Week Kindness Challenge for Kids – Week 9

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as planting a seed, watching it pop through the earth and grow into a beautiful plant. When you make that seed a vegetable, you’re also creating a range of learning opportunities for your kids.  Who would have thought that a humble carrot, pea or pumpkin could bring so much joy and…

Buying perfume

My 94-year-old friend was in a pharmacy buying perfume. As she chose a bottle and put it in her trolley she made a couple of casual remarks about it to a young man who was shopping nearby. Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Share

10 Week Kindness Challenge For Kids – Week 7
| | | | |

10 Week Kindness Challenge for Kids – Week 7

The COVID crisis has left many grandparents feeling very isolated and vulnerable. Some are suffering terribly, missing their family and friends. The elderly are often not up with technology and may not be able to connect via a video call but they’d all appreciate hearing the voices of their loved one. Get your kids to make a…

Character Building & Wellbeing Resources For Back To School Distance Learning
| | | |

Character Building & Wellbeing Resources for Back to School Distance Learning

Teaching and learning has undergone some significant changes since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students and teachers are adapting to a new norm in education that looks different between countries and possibly even states depending on the severity of the virus.  For many, distance learning is their reality as they go back to school online,…

10 Week Kindness Challenge For Kids – Week 6
| | | | |

10 Week Kindness Challenge for Kids – Week 6

If you’ve been following our challenge, you might have noticed that the week 1 challenge was to Give a Compliment. So why are we posting another compliment challenge? Because compliments are important and kids need to practise… Giving a compliment is a really nice way to let someone know they’re important to you and receiving one…

10 Week Kindness Challenge For Kids – Week 5
| | | | |

10 Week Kindness Challenge for Kids – Week 5

Imagine having a crappy day and walking into the bathroom to find a caring note on the mirror. You’d probably be quite surprised to see it there but also experience a warm glow inside that would make you smile! When children write their positive post it notes, ask them to think about the nice things people…

10 Week Kindness Challenge For Kids – Week 4
| | | |

10 Week Kindness Challenge for Kids – Week 4

Teaching kids to have empathy helps them connect with others. It’s a skill they’ll use throughout their life that will enhance every relationship they have. This week’s challenge asks them to find out how someone is feeling and to really pay attention by listening intently and looking them in the eye. It will let someone important…

10 Week Kindness Challenge For Kids – Week 3
| | | | |

10 Week Kindness Challenge for Kids – Week 3

Many children spend far too little time in the kitchen but learning to cook is something every child should learn at some point. This week’s act of kindness not only challenges them to create but also gives them valuable time connecting with someone in their family. Haven’t joined yet? Here’s how to participate Step 1…