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The Kindness Project
Two things inspired this project.
The first was the children's book Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson. It is a wonderful story about learning to take advantage of every opportunity to treat others with kindness.
The second was this video about a little girl making a big impact on her community. She has initiated "friendhsip benches" in her school and community to promote peace and friendship among her classmates and other students.
Then came "The Kindness Project." We will read the book as a community and discuss how being kind can affect ourselves and others, then we will create safe spaces around the school to help build friendships and set aside differences.
How can you help?
Two things are needed to get this project going.
First, we need a copy of Each Kindness for every classroom. We have started a DonorsChoose project to fund the purchase of 25 copies of the book, enough for every classroom teacher and specialist to have a copy. We need donations to get the project funded! Go to this link to donate: http://www.donorschoose.org/project/kindness-towards-all/1237655/?rf=link-siteshare-2014-06-teacher_account-teacher_1049354&challengeid=193746
Second, we need benches for students to decorate to create spaces that will promote friendship and kindess. One of our parents has graciously volunteered to help us by building benches. Students will decorate them at the begining of next school year and choose spaces to place them around the campus. If you would like to offer your skills to get the benches ready, let us know!