HELPING TEACHERS INSPIRE COMPASSION FOR ANIMALS, PEOPLE & THE ENVIRONMENT

Character Education

Above All Else, Be Kind!

Demonstrating kindness is an essential component of character and citizenship education. Kindness encourages positive social behaviour and ethical citizenship which contributes to a caring classroom and community. Being kind to animals, people, the environment, and self is an important quality for students to foster as it demonstrates caring and respect for every living thing.

Discussion Questions and Activities

Use the following discussion questions and activities to foster kindness in your classroom.

A Week of Kindness

Spend a week engaging in thoughtful acts of kindness towards animals, people, and the environment.

Kindness Project

Plan a service learning project that will leave a postivite impact on your school and community.

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