Teach kindness to students through quick, engaging activities. When students see kind acts and reflect on them, they are more likely to do them independently in the classroom community. Use these activities throughout the year to encourage kindness!
Student Journal Pages or Reflection Prompts
Use these as 15 pages as a complete student journal, or use any of the sheets as you need them.
Have I Ever Told You? Activity
This is a simple group activity where students share kind words or compliments with each other. You break the students into small groups and have them write compliments on their worksheets. You can also use this page as a place for students to brainstorm compliments they could give to others and themselves.
Kindness Sticky Note and Template
These printable sticky notes are a great way to share positive thoughts and encouragement with students.
Thanks a Bunch Note Cards
Use these note templates to have students write a quick thank you to someone in the classroom or school. It is an excellent opportunity to thank the people in the school building who might often get overlooked.
Choose Kind Paper Chain Activity and Kind Acts Worksheet
The class can create a kindness paper chain as they do kind acts. There is also a simple printable worksheet where students can color in the kind deeds they do.
Kind Acts Punchcards
You can give students punch cards where they receive a punch when they are recognized for a kind act.
This resource is perfect for classroom teachers, school counselors, or other school staff looking to integrate social-emotional learning into the classroom. Great for students in second through fifth grade.