Monday, February 6, 2012

100 Acts of Kindness and a {FREEBIE}! :)

Happy Monday bloggy buddies!  So glad to be back, I missed you guys :)  I am super psyched about Valentine's Day next week, are you???  We have been working on showing some love and kindness toward each other in my class and it has been a little tough.  So, you know me, I had to make it FUN!!!  We read one of my fave Valentine's Day/Character Trait books "Kindness is Cooler, Mrs. Ruler!" where a teacher challenges her class to 100 acts of kindness. 


That's exactly what I proposed my students do.  I gave them this template and bought some foam hearts from the Target dollar section and set them to work.  We've been working for a little over a week and we have about fifty acts of kindness done (they have until Valentine's Day to finish 100 acts of kindness for the class).  I must say they've really seemed to be trying A LOT harder to be kind to each other which makes me one HAPPY teacher! :)  Here's our door so far... And if you'd like the template I used to for their hearts click HERE or the pic of the template below :) 








                                                      Enjoy and have a FAB rest of your Monday!

18 comments:

Kelley Cirrito said...

Super cute! I think I need to buy this book!!!

laughinbrunette (Jennifer) said...

What a sweet idea! =)
Jennifer
First Grade Blue Skies

Miss T said...

Cute and a great idea :)


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Lisa Howard said...

what a great character building activity!

- Lisa
a teachers bag of tricks

Jill said...

Oh man! I totally need this!! Thanks for sharing!!! :)

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Sandy said...

So cute! I can't wait to check out that book! :-)

Dianne said...

My principal gave all of us this book at our school wide meeting. We ( the kids and I) really liked it and I'm thrilled to see the way your kids have responded. Great job!
Dianne @ Hopelessly Devoted

Ms. Rachel said...

Those are super cute!!!


Rachel
Ms. Rachel’s Room

A Teacher's Treasure said...

so cute!!!!!!! it turned out super! Love that book! Thanks for sharing :)

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Miss Foote said...

This is such a great book. Thanks for the freebie!

Laurie
Chickadee Jubilee

Ebuck said...

Loooooove it! I NEED that book! =)

Emily
Second Grade Silliness 

Vickie said...

Love this idea!!
Vickie

Sandra Farrell said...

I just found your blog. It looks great.
I need to try this idea with my own grade 2's.
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cheers
Sandra

Sandy said...

Had to order this book. After having No name calling weeek a few weeks ago at our school. It seems like their is more attention to that behavior. So this would be great to read around V-day. (Focus on the good behavior) Thanks for sharing the book idea.

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Just pinned this one too!

Holly
Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade

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