What to Read Wednesday: Kindness Books for Kids

The Best  Kindness Books for Kids

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Kindness is something that kids at a very young age pick up on easily. My little ones said “Peez?” and “Tanks-ooh” early on as they learned that these words were like magic. They also showed kindness at an early age through hugs, kisses, pats on the arm, and helping out with little things, like carrying a shopping bag or sharing a snack. Those chubby little fingers offering up a squishy wet goldfish cracker were irresistible.

As they grow, teaching kids to be kind is a part of everyday life. Holding doors, offering to help–doing things that often even go unnoticed, like rolling in a trash can for a neighbor or refreshing the dog’s water.

This week, we are featuring some of our favorite books with the theme of kindness. We love to read these together and discuss the ways different forms of kindness impact those around us. I think these examples really stick with kids over the years and help instill the virtue of kindness.

If you have any suggestions to add to our list of kindness books for kids, be sure to leave a comment.

Happy reading!

Our favorite kindness books for kids

How to teach kids about kindness. The best kindness books for kids. Unit study ideas.

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We’re trying something new and exciting here on What to Read Wednesday–GIVEAWAYS! Up first is the unique writing and grammar curriculum called A Pirate’s Guide t’ th’ Grammar of Story by Wondertale Press. Written from the perspective of Captain Yogger LeFossa, children from the age of 8 work through this book learning all about how to brainstorm, use descriptive language, and all of the elements needed to weave together great stories for creative writing. You can read Castle View Academy’s full review here.

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Our hosts will still share a themed selection of our favorite books each week.

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This list has our book themes, but you don’t have to stick to that to link up–any family-friendly posts are welcome. So, come on! Join in the fun!

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What to Read Wednesday is hosted on these fabulous blogs:

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Comments (4)

  1. Lisa/Syncopated Mama

    I hope you’re having a wonderful week, so far!

    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      You, too, Lisa! It’s good to see you this week! 🙂

  2. Mia White

    Oh The Giving Tree– great one! <3

    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      I know, right? 🙂


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