The World Kindness Movement’s headquarters in
Singapore describes its activities and has links to
a number of kindness movements in nearly 20 member
The Global Classroom Connection has a network of schools
in Brazil, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the
Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Japan and Vietnam.
This website is a good resource for lesson plans,
downloading documents and graphics, how to create
a kindness site, video and annotated bibliographies,
teachers’ corner, teachers’ guide and
This is a regularly updated cheerful and inspiring
site with kindness stories, activity ideas, ‘smile
cards,’ a weekly newsletter and information
on how to start a ‘smile group.’
If you need a little inspiration to start a kindness
project, read this collection of motivating real-life
stories about peoples’ experiences of giving
and receiving acts of kindness.
A 10 year-old boy, now a teenager, founded Heavenly
Hats, an organisation dedicated to providing fun and
stylish hats to people who have lost their hair through
illness or medical treatments. This website tells
his story and is a lovely example of how young people
can use their creative skills to help others.
Click on ‘learn more about creative kindness’
in the top right hand corner and read stories about
‘creative kindness’ projects and groups
who use sewing, quilting and other skills to help
others. A few patterns and instructions are also available
“Inspiring Young People to take positive actions
in their community!” Thus begins the home page
of this website, which includes activities and events
involving volunteering, caring for the environment
and helping people and animals in need.
Author Catherine Ryan Hyde founded the Pay It Forward
Foundation which encourages individuals to do an act
of kindness for someone and then ask that person to
‘Pay It Forward’ by doing something kind
for a third person. The website includes a helpful
‘curriculum connection,’ activity planning
and various school projects.
See this website to learn about The Coin-spiracy,
an international project that involves the tracking
of a special kindness coin ( a UNI) which symbolises
the accomplishing of three acts of kindness by a series
of schools and/or youth groups and beautifully illustrates
the ‘ripple effect’ of kindness.
This is the website of Kindness Scotland, providing
a description of our local kindness activities and
links to international kindness groups.
Three things in human life are important. The first
is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third
is to be kind.
~ Henry James