Kindness game

This game with an accompanying lesson plan encourages children to think about how kindness makes them feel and how acts of kindness, big and small, can make to a difference to the people around them.

Kindness Game

You can find this resource in Welsh here.

This ball game activity requires children to think about acts of kindness by saying something kind to others and about themselves when throwing the ball within their group.

The activity also includes a lesson plan with prompts for group discussion. 

 

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • children aged 7 to 11
  • use in small groups

 

Curriculum links

Wales – Health and Wellbeing

Statement 4 - How we engage with social influences shapes who we are and affects our health and well-being. 

Statement 5 - Healthy relationships are fundamental to our well-being.   This Area can help learners understand and value how feelings of belonging and connection that come from healthy relationships have a powerful effect on health well-being.

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