What is Teach Kindness? 

Teach Kindness is a collection of exceptional lessons and activities from leading national providers, designed to teach the skills associated with kindness, offered at no cost to educators.

The Benefits

Students who are intentionally and systematically taught kindness are more prepared to tackle the challenges of school and life. Teach Kindness offers easy and engaging content to:

  • Create a sense of belonging at your school
  • Encourage cooperation and collaboration among students
  • Teach gratitude and other positive habits of mind

Kindness Activities

 The activities, which take from five minutes up to an hour, fall into four categories:
  1. Developing Positive Mindsets: self-management, self-care strategies, gratitude, goal setting, positive framing of situations
  2. Strengthening Peer Relationships: constructive interactions, positive classroom culture, listening, conflict resolution
  3. Fostering Empathy: confronting stereotypes and bullying, understanding our shared identity, fostering civic discourse
  4. Promoting Cyber-Kindness: developing a more positive social media presence, being kind online 


Access Resources

  1. Click “Register” below to complete a short access form.
  2. Browse the lessons and choose the ones that best fit your needs.
  3. After teaching a lesson, give it a rating and offer some feedback.  (We pass this along to content providers.)
  4. Spread the word about these free resources that promote kindness!