Category Archives: kindness ideas

Recycling Crayons…

So… this was a pinterest-inspired project that wasn’t nearly as fun as it looked on pinterest.  haha… That was mostly because of having to peel the crayons. Anyway… Last month a freecycle offer came through for a huge box of used crayons. I thought this might be a neat opportunity for a service project for...

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Plastic Bag Challenge

Here’s a SUPER easy service project that any kid can help out with.  The girl scout camp in Purcellville, Camp Franklin Park, is doing a Plastic Bag Challenge as a service project during their camp later this month.  Now through June 30th they will be collecting plastic bags of ALL types for recycling.  During the...

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Surprise Smiles in a Library Book

Just wanted to share a quick couple of iphone pics today that my daughter took yesterday. She was absolutely delighted to discover a cute smiley face sticker inside the chapter book she was reading.  We checked the book out from the library the day before and hidden inside was a sticker.  We don’t know if...

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“Focus” on Kindness: Leading a project, a free PS action and the new word!

It’s our weekly Project 52: “Focus” on Kindness update!  I love this post each week because it holds so much promise for the week ahead! A new challenge.  A new word to inspire kindness.  Something new to learn.  Brainstorming. Creativity. This week’s word, in honor of Presidents Day, was: LEADER The kids decided that they wanted...

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Sweet Valentine Ideas you Still have Time to Do!

Thought I’d post 2 quick Valentine ideas you can still do if you need a last minute idea. They are both traditions in our family. Heart-Shaped Dinner The first tradition is we have a pizza dinner with pepperoni (or ham or whatever topping you like) in the shape of a heart.  It started when I...

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