Random Acts of Kindness

National Random Acts of Kindness Day

Today, February 17th, is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Are you looking for things to do with your children? How about a little help?? Children absolutely love doing kind things for people. Nothing puts a smile on their face quicker than doing something for someone. Children naturally want to make people smile. It’s good for the soul!

Here is a list of 100 random acts of kindness you can do with your child. Have fun with it. Make it a game… how many random acts of kindness can you do in one day??

100 Acts of Kindness for your Family

  1. Make a homemade gift for someone.
  2. Clean up your toys without being asked.
  3. Deliver water bottles to the homeless shelter.
  4. Create activity bags for families of deployed soldiers.
  5. Give high fives to a friend.
  6. Make a thank you card for your librarian.
  7. Dry the slides at the park with a towel after it rains.
  8. Buy a coffee for a stranger.
  9. Pass out stickers to kids waiting in line.
  10. Talk to someone new at school.
  11. Write chalk messages on the sidewalk.
  12. Weed or shovel for a neighbor.
  13. Donate food to the food pantry.
  14. Bring flowers to your teacher.
  15. Tell a manager how good your service was.
  16. Make play dough for a preschool class.
  17. Send a postcard to a friend.
  18. Smile at everybody. It’s contagious.
  19. Put change in a vending machine.
  20. Hold the door open for someone.
  21. Do a chore for someone without them knowing.
  22. Tell a joke.
  23. Walk dogs at the animal shelter.
  24. Check in on an elderly neighbor.
  25. Set up a lemonade stand and donate the profits.
  26. Send a card to a service member.
  27. Bury treasure at the playground.
  28. Set the table for dinner.
  29. Return someone’s cart at the store.
  30. Give candy to your bank teller.
  31. Leave a letter in a library book.
  32. Feed the birds.
  33. Leave happy notes around town.
  34. Put a small bin in your car to collect recycling.
  35. Call your grandparents and ask them about their childhood.
  36. Pick up litter.
  37. Let someone go ahead of you in line.
  38. Compliment a friend.
  39. Wash someone’s car.
  40. Write a thank you note for your mail carrier.
  41. Plant something.
  42. Bake dessert for a neighbor
  43. Leave bubbles on someone’s doorstep.
  44. Put money on a stranger’s layaway bill.
  45. Tell someone why they are special to you.
  46. Donate outgrown clothes.
  47. Tape change to a parking meter.
  48. Share a special toy with a friend.
  49. Donate socks and supplies to the homeless shelter.
  50. Give a lottery ticket to a stranger.
  51. Call a friend you haven’t seen in a while to say hello.
  52. Hold the door open for someone.
  53. Wave at kids on school buses.
  54. Sing songs at a nursing home.
  55. Invite someone to play on the playground.
  56. Tell the principal how great your teacher is.
  57. Donate a toy to Toys for Tots.
  58. Turn off the water while brushing your teeth.
  59. Say thank you when you see service members.
  60. Fill a kindness jar with candy for another family.
  61. Make a thank you sign for sanitation workers.
  62. Make a busy bag for a family with young children.
  63. Bring cookies to the custodian.
  64. Help make dinner.
  65. Donate new pajamas for foster kids.
  66. Make a get-well card for someone.
  67. Bring your neighbors’ garbage cans up for them.
  68. Take care of someone’s pet while they’re away.
  69. Leave a popcorn surprise on a DVD rental machine.
  70. Clean up your room without being asked.
  71. Tape a video message for faraway friends.
  72. Leave kindness stones at the park.
  73. Give a candy bar to the bus driver.
  74. Tape money for the ice cream truck to a friend’s front door.
  75. Take treats to the fire station.
  76. Read a book to someone.
  77. Leave heads up pennies on the sidewalk.
  78. Donate a book to a doctor’s office waiting room.
  79. Tell someone how much you love them.
  80. Say hello to everyone you see.
  81. Make someone else’s bed
  82. Send dessert to another family at a restaurant.
  83. Give spare change to the food pantry.
  84. Buy extra school supplies for a teacher.
  85. Make muffins for your pharmacist.
  86. Teach someone something new.
  87. Reuse paper when you are drawing.
  88. Pay for someone’s toll.
  89. Give someone a hug coupon.
  90. Volunteer at a soup kitchen.
  91. Write a note for someone’s lunch.
  92. Collect money or items for your favorite charity.
  93. Donate coloring books and crayons to the children’s hospital.
  94. Write a poem for a friend.
  95. Ask for donations instead of birthday gifts.
  96. Help someone unload groceries at the store.
  97. Make a candy gram for the police department.
  98. Collect books for the library.
  99. Adopt an animal online.
  100. Decorate tissue boxes and hand sanitizer for nursing stations.

Author: Belinda Davis ©2019