If you want to spark kindness in kids let them experience these top-rated books that teach kindness through wonderful stories.
Spark Kindness in Kids
We can tell our kids to be kind until we are blue in the face, but books speak volumes!
Kids are engaged, enjoy the bonding time with you, and learn from other kids’ experiences. I recommend these books as gifts for children’s birthdays, Christmas, Hannukah, or just to enjoy together! They are so precious, and they could easily spark kindness in kids. Isn’t that what we want?
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Books for kids up to age 5
Follow Hank on a journey as he finds an egg and tries to do what he thinks is the right thing to do. Isn’t that what we hope? That our kids will see a need and address it?
This is precious! Watch the video below to see the images. Little ones will love it, and parents will enjoy sharing the story of Hank. Spark kindness in kids of a young age with this precious book.
This is an excellent book for younger kiddos with a positive message.
Little Blue Truck is a fun book with animals, neat sounds, and friendship.
Help your children learn that friends help each other with this sweet book.
Lost and Found Cat introduces the true story of a young girl and her refugee family traveling to a new land. Along the way, she loses her cat.
Read this remarkable story! You will be touched by the kindness of those around the world who worked together to be sure she was reunited with her cat.
Books for kids age 5-8
I know many parents of boys struggle with this issue. This is a sweet story that really can explain it better to my child than my own words could.
It may get your child to think a little differently.
It is a sweet story that tells of excluding one animal because of its size and appearance.
We see qualities of a good friendship. And, how these qualities are more important than things you can see.
It will spark kindness in kids with its message.
He also learns every moment matters. Good deeds come in all sizes. This a fabulous book to spark kindness in kids. It truly teaches children to look for opportunities to do good.
Horton Hears a Who! has all of these components. But, also a message of kindness and perseverance.
Also, the reminder that everyone counts. After all, “a person’s a person, no matter how small”.
Books for kids age 8-12
There is a reason Wonder has won so many awards, is used in schools, and is in the process of being made into a movie. This is a story starts with sadness, concern for a student and horror at the way people treat him.
It leads to the wonders of kindness. An, I believe it can spark kindness in kids of all ages.
I cannot recommend this book enough. Read it with your son or daughter. It is a great story and has many good talking points.
Adults will be touched, and kids will be amazed.
Add this book to your list of must-reads for older kids (10 and above), as it is a little longer and in depth. But, it is fabulous so I recommend it for kids and adults alike.
Go on a journey to discover what life is like for Melody in Out of My Mind. She cannot walk, talk or write but has other great talents.
This book will certainly spark kindness in kids (and adults) when they are around children with disabilities. Please purchase this book and share it with others!
This book touches on cliques, materialism, and friendships. I love this book!
And, it demonstrates the difference kindness can make to just one person. This book will spark kindness in kids. Consider this one for a reading group!
There is only one problem. They need a version for boys…
Books for teens
These are stories of kindness from regular folks to celebrities.
Mainstream media may have overlooked these stories on kindness, but the people affected are well aware.
Spark kindness in your kids (even older kids) by giving them real-world examples of kindness.
Teach kindness through words and actions.
Each of these books is special because they address kindness. They talk about different accounts or scenarios where kindness made a difference. Help your child keep an eye out for where he or she can make a difference with a little kindness. Be aware of what is in your child’s heart. Read One Amazing Way to Know Your Child’s Heart and see how books, music, and tv all matter.
Sprinkle kindness everywhere
Anyone can spread kindness. Do you want to know how to use your words for more good with your children? Read 13 Ways Your Words Can Help Your Kids.
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