No Matter How You Say It: Kindness

No Matter How You Say It: Kindness Word Origin “The word ‘kindness’ harks back to the Old English ‘kyndnes’ which meant “nation” – and has roots in the word ‘kin’, as in one’s family, race or relations. The word eventually evolved into our more modern understanding of...

Kindness Curriculum Connection – Science

Kindness Curriculum Connection – Science Humans, as social animals, depend on each other to survive.  Infants would not grow up if were not for the love and care of their parents.  As we get older, and can do more things for ourselves, we find that we still need...

Kindness Reading List

Kindness Reading List Download a printable version of the book list! Watch a video read-along of the book.   Kindness Grows by Britta Teckentrup   From Goodreads: Angry words cause a crack to open up and widen, but find out what happens when kindness begins to...

Kindness Activities

Kindness Activities   The activities here are fun ways to teach character.  The game aspect makes the lesson more memorable.  Each activity has processing questions at the end.  Without processing the activity, the exercise is just a game.  To make it a stronger...

No Matter How You Say It: Resilience

No Matter How You Say It: Resilience Word Origin Resilience comes from the Latin root resiliens, from re- “back”  + salire “to jump, leap”.  Can you see how Resilience is rebounding or jumping back? from Etymonline.com Sign Language Resilient ...