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Read book "How Kind" by Mary Murphy to recall details and how to share kind efforts

Month 1 · Activity 12 · Character Traits

Instructions

  • Read the book “How Kind” by Mary Murphy
  • After reading, let child name the animals who did something kind
  • Ask child to name one kind thing they themselves have done or saw someone else do

Simplify

Use the book to show each of the animals as child describes what "kind" thing the animal did

Extend

Discuss an activity for child to do the next day that shows they are kind.  Tomorrow, remember to ask how they felt when they did a kind act. 

Materials

Activity Resources

  • Language Skills
  • Social Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills