Creative Little Leaders

Embracing creativity to become leaders of kindness.

Embracing creativity to become leaders of kindness.

Embracing creativity to become leaders of kindness.Embracing creativity to become leaders of kindness.

Kindness Ideas

Random Acts of Kindness

1. Leave money on a vending machine for someone
2. Bake cookies for the elderly
3. Hold the door open for someone
4. Do a 5k for a good cause
5. Return someone's cart at the store
6. Pick up litter on the beach
7. Let someone go in front of you in line
8. Give a stranger a compliment
9. Make dinner for a family in need
10. Insert coins into someone’s parking meter
11. Buy flowers to hand out at a local nursing home
12. Leave kindness notes on people’s car windshield

13. Buy a movie ticket for the person behind you
14. Pay for someone’s meal at a restaurant
15. Write letters to soldiers
16. Donate Christmas gifts to an orphanage
17. Leave Kindness stones on a trail
18. Use your allowance to donate to a charity
19. Fill a jar full of candy for a family or neighbor
20. Thank a teacher with a gift

21. Donate your old clothes to the Salvation Army
22. Help a senior with their groceries
23. Shovel a neighbor’s driveway when it snows
24. Walk a neighbor’s dog
25. Babysit for free
26. Plant a tree or flowers
27. Bring neighbor's garbage cans up for them
28. Bring cookies to your local library
29. Show the new kids around your school
30. Buy an ice cream cone for a child or friend
31. Bring flowers to your teacher or neighbor
32. Prepare a meal for your family
33. Bring treats to local fire station

34. Write Kind chalk messages on the sidewalk
35. Sprinkle wildflower seeds along a trail
36. Give a gift to your package/mail delivery person
37. Send a letter to a good friend instead of a text
38. Bring in donuts for your co-workers
39. Help a child or older person cross the street
40. Say Hello and smile to every one you see
41. Snap a photo of a couple for them
42. Give someone a gift card that you don’t intend to use
43. Write a Kind Note to a teacher, relative or friend
44. Read to kids at the library for storytime
45. Send Thinking of You cards to a relative or friend
46. Let someone go in front of you in line at a store
47. Help do chores at a farm/harvest ranch
48. Give 5 kind compliments today
49. Leave your waiter a generous tip
50. Start mentoring a younger child
51. Spend time with your grandparents
52. Make a family member breakfast in bed
53. Hold the elevator for someone
54. Surprise someone with a thoughtful gift
55. Send a Thank You note to someone who did something nice for you
56. Write a kind or encouraging message on a napkin
57. Do a sibling’s chores without them asking
58. Pick up litter at local park or playground
59. Tell someone why you admire them

60. Let someone else pick what to watch on TV
61. Send care packages to soldiers overseas
62. Rake the leaves for your neighbors
63. Hide a kind note in a library book for someone to find it
64. Write a positive review online for one of your favorite local stores
65. Write a list of things that you adore about a friend
66. Pay for someone’s morning coffee or breakfast
67. Participate in Pack-A-Backpack for a child
68. Instead of posting negativity online, spread some encouragement
69. Pay the toll for someone behind you
70. Give up your seat on the bus to another person
71. Pay for someone’s bus/cab fare
72. Offer someone your pen
73. Lend a friend a favorite book
74. Recommend someone your favorite book/movie

75. Take your younger siblings out to play in the rain
76. Make hot chocolate for your family on a cold day
77. Take the time to appreciate the sunrise and sunset
78. Write someone an encouraging poem
79. Send coloring books or toys to sick kids in the hospital
80. Celebrate your own best friend appreciation day
81. Help tutor a struggling student
82. Pay for another student’s lunch
83. Offer to give a friend a ride home
84. See someone down or upset, do something for them that will make them smile
85.  Recycle things that you see on the road
86. Help sick animals find homes
87. Make someone a homemade blanket or scarf
88. Call local animal shelter, ask what supplies they need and donate

89. Leave some change on a wishing fountain
90. Help out the janitors at school
91. Donate your hair after a haircut
92. Give your umbrella to a stranger
93. Clean the snow off neighbor's coworkers car
94. Ride your bike or walk to work
95. Offer compliments to strangers and friends and family
96. Buy your waiter/waitress dessert
97. Wash a neighbor’s dog for free
98. Buy groceries for the person behind you
99. Write kind notes to a younger child in your neighborhood
100. Hide some change or a dollar in random places for strangers to find
101. Be kind to yourself! Say Thank You to yourself in the mirror.

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