The purpose of the 5 Pack is to help kids practice this happy habit in ways they learn best – through hands-on experiences, repetition, play and creativity.
Being Kind includes caring (for yourself, others + the earth), giving, connecting, sharing + being a good friend. Here’s how each printable in this 5 Pack helps:
5 Awesome things that make me WEIRD AND WONDERFUL
Encourages kids to identify things that are unique about themselves and to see these as gifts to celebrate. With this, kids are practicing CARING for themselves.
5 Things that you can do today to SPREAD HAPPY
Reminds kids that the little kindnesses they offer each day can have really big impacts. Some simple suggestions include saying please, smiling, giving compliments and sharing. Kids can also come up with their own ideas. Easy ways to practice being kind by CARING for others.
Consists of interview questions for friends. When kids ask others about themselves they go outside their own experiences, CONNECT and build social skills and empathy. This is also a fun and easy way to develop FRIENDSHIP skills.
Take a little more thought, time and effort than small acts. The notes can be written, coloured in, cut out, shared and used as a template to scatter more kindness. They practice GIVING, CONNECTING and SHARING with others.
BE KIND COLOURING SHEET
Builds a strong visual relationship with the happy habit of Being Kind. This is a colour-to-learn strategy that helps kids make visual associations with key ideas, assimilate information slowly while engaging in a form of kinesthetic learning.
A Little Bonus Fun:
Each and every sheet has a hidden Happy Face emoji for kids to find.
FREE Kindness Resources:
Make Being Kind a happy habit using the Happy Habit Loop as a guide
Learn how to grow happy habits in Helping Kids Get Zentered Ebook
Make habits easy to remember by displaying the Happy Habit Poster
Create and share Happy Hunting Bookmarks
More Kindness Resources:
Read and talk about where kindness shows up in the Happy Hunting Book
Read and talk about kindness (especially being a good friend) in Losing Your Marbles Book
Take action using the Happy Habits Challenge
Create and share Zentered Kids DIY Cards
Find more resources on our Be Kind Pinterest Board
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