This is a powerful activity to use in the classroom at any time a student is in need of some extra love and care or as a focus activity during International Day of Friendship. It’s one we’ve included in the Ripple Kindness Project for Schools primary and elementary curriculum as it can have such an incredibly positive impact on children who are being acknowledged and complimented. read more →

A teacher in New York used the crumpled paper exercise to show her students the last impact that bullying can have. read more →

When I was in the 5th grade, I missed the bus and had to walk to school by myself. My first time and I was terrified, even though it was probably only 8 blocks from the school. So I did what any kid would probably do in my situation… I coaxed my old dog, who had to have been 13 years old, to walk with me which she did and it totally took my mind off of being alone and scared. She was the greatest dog and went with me everywhere including every paper route, so I never had to walk alone even then. read more →