Inspire Kindness: How to Encourage Kindness in Children

On the playground, at home, in school or at the local youth center- no matter where your children are at, it is important for them to learn to be considerate little individuals. One of the best ways to teach your children good behavior is by being their role models! Children between the ages of 3 and 10 learn how to interact with others by following their parents’ example. To follow well, you have to lead well in instructing your children how to care about others’ feelings, how to respect their friends and how to work together as a team.

Good behavior can be described in many ways, and one of the most important ways to be a good person is by being kind. Kindness is contagious because it makes the doer and the receiver feel that warm, happy feeling inside. This infographic looks at a few kindness projects that children can do with their parents, and with their friends to practice being nice, caring, and thoughtful!