Books and Resources for
World Kindness Day
World Kindness Day started in 1998 and is celebrated on 13th November every year. It is important for us to practise kindness every day but it is a perfect excuse to share a collection of picture books that promote this important character trait. Promoting kindness is vital for children to grow into caring, thoughtful and respectful adults. Discover resources that promote sensitive behaviour and kindness to the feelings of others and an understanding of how our actions affect people.
Explore Picture Books to Inspire Acts of Kindness that present excellent examples of characters who demonstrates kind and caring actions.
You can follow #worldkindessday on Twitter for thoughts from around the world on this topic.
Please check these resources are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children.
Do One Thing: World Kindness Day handouts and activities
Kent Children’s University: Proud to Be Kind Challenge
Kindness UK: Primary School resources
National Today: World Kindness Day activities
Random Acts of Kindness: Make Kindness the Norm
Random Acts of Kindness: 5 Simple Classroom Activities to Celebrate World Kindness Day
Educational Articles and Lesson Plans
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Do you have any favourite picture books to promote kindness in your classroom or at home? Let me know in the comments below. It would be great to have a selection of recommended books to choose from when I update this post.
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