Ideas for Enacting Kindness and Promoting Nonviolent Action in the Community: A Resource for All Ages
Write positive sticky notes for someone and brighten their day!
Grab a stack of sticky notes and spend five minutes writing positive statements on them. Then place the sticky notes anywhere that needs a little kindness like an office, a bus stop, a gas pump, a parked car, a hallway, or hidden places for people to find.
Here are a few phrases to get you started:
You know who's awesome? Read that first word again.
Throw kindness around like glitter!
Hey, you're great.
One kind word can change someone's entire day.
Pssst... you're awesome!
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World Kindness Day is on Nov. 13 and Random Acts of Kindness Week is in February. But you can make kindness, empathy, inclusion, and acceptance an everyday thing. Here are some inspiring ideas you can bring to your school!
Hold the Elevator Door - This is an example of a very simple random act of kindness!
When your inside the elevator and see someone running for it, simply hold the door open for them.
Help Someone Put Groceries in Their Car
Let Someone Cut in Front of You in Line
Make and Send a Handmade Card - Rather than grabbing a random card off the shelf, be creative and send some handmade cards with personalized messages to your loved ones. Add inside jokes, cheerful notes and don’t forget to mention how much you love them. They will cherish the cards forever!
These simple tips will help not only our planet but the creatures we share it with!
Upcycle boxes. You can use old shoeboxes as storage containers for photos or crafts, and empty cereal boxes can easily be made into magazine holders. Try using old boxes to ship things, or add a little imagination for some fun with the kids (big boxes can be used to make forts!). When we get creative and reuse items, it puts less strain on the planet!