Peace and Kindness

Murals with a Message

Did You Know? Painting a mural is a great way to beautify your community and send a message about an issue you care about at the same time. Decide on a theme or issue, plan how to represent it, and use your creativity to brighten places in your community - you might choose a school, nursing home, homeless shelter, etc.Read more
Inpiring Peaceful Thinking

Inspiring Peaceful Thinking

Peace and Kindness Too often in life, we focus on the things that are going wrong, or making us feel bad. But that doesn't have to be the case! Challenge your community to remember and reflect on the fact that the world is full of kindness, love, and compassion by holding a brainstorm to reflect on what these concepts mean. Project Inspiration Chin Chiao L. from San Gabriel was the inspiration for the Collective Thinking project. Chin Chiao...Read more

Create a Wildlife Watering Hole

Helping animals can be about more than taking care of your pets. There are wild animals whose habitats are disappearing every year as forests shrink, oceans are polluted, and temperatures rise. You and your family can help those animals by providing a place for them to get the clean water that they need to survive. Here's what you're doing: Build a water source for birds, reptiles or butterflies with your family to help them thrive in their...Read more

Bring Out Your Wild Side!

The World Wildlife Federation estimates 10,000 animal species go extinct every year. This is the direct result of human choices affecting the natural world. Help your family preserve biodiversity on our planet by hosting a film screening! Imagine a future without all of the exotic animals in the imaginary safaris of your childhood. What will we leave the next generation? Here's what you're doing: Organize a film or documentary screening to raise...Read more

Sending Love

When people are going through hard times, it helps a lot to get messages of love and support. If you have seen on the news that there are people who are sad or need help, you can use this project to show you care.Read more
Valentine's Day service projects for kids

Valentine's Day Care Cards

Spread the love in your community this Valentine's Day! Help people in your area have a cheerful holiday by creating caring cards for local seniors, veterans, first responders, or kids and families at a nearby homeless shelter. If you're interested in providing other kids with the resources they need to make cards for their loved ones, get instructions for our Be My Valentine Kits project here.Read more
Be My Valentine Kits - service projects for kids

Be My Valentine Kits

This year, help others make cards for those their loved ones! Make Be My Valentine Kits to provide other kids with the resources they need to make cards to give away. Help empower kids in need to spread the love to the cared ones in their lives by providing craft materials and instructions. Follow the instructions below! If you'd like to make cards yourself to give away, get instructions for our Valentine's Day Care Cards project here.Read more

Celebrate Dr. King’s Birthday -- You Bring the Party

Bring a party and entertainment to an afterschool program. The students can learn a little about Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement and celebrate his birthday with cake. Celebrate Dr. King's Birthday Bring joy and a party to an after-school program serving low-income children Project: Organize a birthday celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Bring The Party to an after school center. Optional try a shelter, group home or senior...Read more

Patriotic Placemats -- Conversations With Veterans!

Your family can show their appreciation to the veterans who serve our country. Plan a friendly visit to a veterans home or hospital and bring "thank you" cards and Patriotic Placemats. Here's what you're doing: Creating Patriotic Placemats and "thank you for your service" cards to deliver on a visit to a veteran's home or hospital Here's what you need: Location of local veterans home or hospital 11x14'' red, white and blue construction paper...Read more

Festive Community

Joy is this season's greatest gift. Give it to those who need it most by creating festive decorations to warm a senior center, homeless shelter, or community organization.Read more

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