Random Acts of Kindness Week: Free Reading and Resource List

by Carla on February 15, 2010

Random Acts of Kindness Week is February 15-21.  Random Acts of Kindness week month is promoted by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation in order to incorporate kindness into schools and communities. Recognize Random acts of Kindness week in your daycare center by reading age appropriate stories that focus on kindness, charity, courtesy, friendship, appreciation and gratitude.

Consider the following reading lists and resources for free worksheets, coloring pages, and handwriting practice sheets related to kindness and charity for your child care center:

Reading List

Random Acts of Kindness Board and Picture Books (Baby-Age 3)

How Hatie Hated Kindness by Margot Sunderland and Nicky Armstrong [Speechmark Publishing, 2003]

The Giving Chair by Yoshiko Kouyama, Kozo Kakimoto and Mia Lynn Perry [RIC Publications, 2006]

Be Polite and Kind by Cheri J. Meiners and Meredith Johnson [Free Spirit Publishing, 2003]

Let’s be Kind by Janine Amos and Annabel Spenceley [Alphabet Soup, 2010]

Being Helpful by Cassie Mayer [Heinemann, 2008]

Carrying by Gwenyth Swain [Lerner Classroom, 1999]

Helping at Home by Margaret McDonald [Smart Apple Med/Black Rabbit Books, 2006]

How Can I Help? by Christine Hood and Michael Jarrett [Creative Teaching Press, 1996]

The Berenstain Bears Lend a Helping Hand by Stan and Jan Berenstain [Random House, 1998]

Random Act of Kindness Early Readers (Ages 4-8)

Kindness is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler by Margery Cuyler and Sachiko Yoshikawa [Simon & Schuster, 2007]

The Kindness Quilt by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace [Marshall Cavendish, 2006]

Kindness to Share from A to Z by Todd Snow, Peggy Snow, and Kirsten Sevig [Maren Green Publishing, 2008]

Kindness Counts by Debbie Anderson [Crossway Books, 2007]

The Kindness Tree by Sharon Becker and Irene Virag [Booksurge, 2009]

Behold! No Cavities! A Visit to the Dentist by Sarah Willson and Harry Moore [Simon Spotlight Nickelodeon, 2007]

Have you Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud and David Messing [Nelson Publishing, 2007]

What’s Up Lyle? A Story about Kindness by Ron Eddy and Robert Vann [Little Simon, 2006]

The Giving Book: Open the Door to a Lifetime of Giving by Ellen Sabin [Watering Can, 2004]

The Berenstain Bears Thing of Those in Need by Stan and Jan Berenstain [Random House, 1999]

Random Acts of Kindness Preschool Worksheets and Printables

There are many worksheets about Kindness, charity, manners and giving that you can print out and use for your lesson plans and activities. Worksheets should include coloring pages, handwriting worksheets, and printable craft patterns.

The following websites provide free kindness themed printables:

Acts of Kindness Preschool Activities by The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation

Happy World: Kindness to animals worksheets

More Coloring Pages: Free friendship coloring pages

About Carla

Carla Snuggs has written 88 post in this blog.

Carla is a freelance writer from Southern California. She has a B.A. in early childhood education and a Master of Library and Information Science degree specializing in public librarianship and youth services.

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