Why the Elephant?


#1Video: What is Kindness?

#2 Think:  Big Ideas

1. What story did Sam tell about coffee?

2. What do you suppose the first person was thinking about when they bought the other person's coffee?

3. Do you think kindness can spread to other people? 

#3 Activity: Kindness Hot Chocolate

Draw a picture of your hot chocolate and talk to someone about how you can pay it forward.


#1Video: Kindness: Give it away!

#2 Think: What can I do? 

1. The singer asks, "Why wouldn't I?" about showing kindness. What is your answer? What are some reasons you might NOT be kind?

2. How can you look past those to treat other's right?

3. What examples of kindness did you see in the video?

#3 Activity: Sprinkle Kindness

Draw a picture of your cupcakes and don't forget to decorate it with "sprinkles of kindness".

#1Video: Acting with Kindness

#2 Think:  Big Ideas

1. Have you ever said something mean that someone heard? How did you feel? How did you make it right?

2. What did Carter do to show kindness to Luke?

3. How do you think Luke felt?

#3 Activity: A Good Example

Think about this quote and draw an elephant to remind you that you should lead by example.


#1Video: Kindness goes a long way

#2 Think: Big Ideas

1. Have you ever had a sibling take away attention (for something sad, like in the video, or for something happy, like being good at a sport or winning an award)? How does that feel?

2. How can you still be kind like the older sister in the video?

#3 Activity: Showing Kindness  

On a separate piece of paper, draw a picture of
you showing kindness in these four places.


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