Spread some kindness with these 15 Kindness Crafts & Activities. Being kind is fun especially when these engaging activities are involved. From rock painting to body tracing affirmations there is something for everyone in this kindness round-up.
World Kindness Day is an international observance on 13 November and is observed in many countries, including Canada, Australia, Nigeria, and the United Arab Emirates. There are also many other special days with a focus on kindness such as Random Acts of Kindness Day which is celebrated in New Zealand on September 1st or on the 17th Feb in the USA. International Day of Happiness, Good Deeds Day, and Pay It Foward Day among others are special days celebrated around the world celebrating kindness. Of course, you don’t actually need a special day to celebrate kindness as it is important every day of the year.
15 Kindness Crafts & Activities
1. Kindness Colouring Printables
Be kind to yourself with these four pretty free printable colouring pages with positive thoughts and affirmations to help you get through a difficult time. Ideal if you are self-isolating, colouring can be a fun way to pass some time and is thought to be relaxing and mindful. Head over to Sum Of Their Stories to get the free printables.
2. 100 Random Acts Of Kindness
There are a million reasons why you should participate in Random Acts of Kindness. It might be for World Kindness Day, Random Acts of Kindness Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Earth Day, Advent, for a loved one going through a crisis, or just because. It doesn’t matter. Kindness rules and should be practiced every day of the year. Here are 100 Random Acts of Kindness to get you started.
3. Sunshine Craft
Teach children about kindness and how to be kind to themselves. This cute sunshine craft is fun and makes it happen! Head over to Team Cartwright to find out more.
4. Body Tracing Affirmation Exercise
Encourage kids to affirm each other with this body tracing affirmation activity. Great for helping siblings see the best in each other and fostering connection. This beautiful activity is lots of fun for everyone. Find out more over at The Chaos and the Clutter.
5. Gratitude Tree Activity
Start teaching kids about gratitude with this easy, free tree activity printable. As they add their daily gratitude, they’ll watch the tree transform and come to life – just as the practice of gratitude will do for us. Get the free tree printable over at I Spy Fabulous.
6. Kindness Tic Tac Toe
Kindness Tic Tac Toe is a fun game that helps to teach kids (and remind us adults) about kindness. Play as a family or do alongside young kids and spread lots of kindness as you go. Get the free printables over at Coffee and Carpool.
7. Macrame Peace Wreath
We all could do with a little more peace. This stunning macrame peace sign wreath is simple to make and is sure to install a sense of calm. Make as a gift for someone special and spread a little kindness too. Learn more about this craft over at Mary Makes Good.
8. Fruit Painted Kindness Rocks
Using some creative play on words, you can add a bit of cheer to someone’s day with these simple fruit painted kindness rocks. Sustain My Craft Habit has a great tutorial that steps you through the process.
9. Purposeful Daily Acts of Kindness
Be inspired with these 30 printable daily acts of kindness cards. Visit Organized 31 to get your free copy of the printable.
10. Thankful Turkey Craft
The thankful turkey craft has been designed as a fun way for kids to give thanks at Thanksgiving but we think it is also great to do any time during the year! Head over to Honey & Lime to find out more.
11. Back To School Be Kind Bucket List
A great bucket list for kids do individually or as a whole class. Lots of awesome activities to spread kindness. Get the printable over at Family Focus Blog.
12. Magazine Collage Rainbow Craft
A rainbow to brighten everyone’s day. This rainbow is made from a recycled magazine and cardboard box so it is kinder on the environment too. Make one and place in your window to give people passing by a pick-up. Click here to find out more.
13. Kindness Pencil Toppers
Such a fun way to spread some kindness. Make pencil toppers and then hand them out at school or work. Such a lovely surprise that is sure to brighten the recipients day. Get the printable over at Coffee & Carpool.
14. I Think You Are Grape
This is a great art and craft activity for our youngest crafters! Print out the printable and stamp on the grapes with your fingertips or decorate with pistachio shells. Then gift to someone you think is grape. Visit Crafts 4 Toddlers to find out more.
15. Kindness Word Search
How about creating your own kindness word search? This is lots of fun for both kids and adults. Using Printable Creative you can add in or change the words if you like.
Other Crafts To Try
- Popsicle Stick Fish Craft
- 10 Beautiful Seashell Crafts To Make
- Recycled Collage Sun Craft
- Paper Flower Card Craft
Thank you for stopping by. We hope you found something to inspire today!