Kindness Fest 2016 – Updated Schedule

Kindness Fest 2016 Updated Schedule & Details: ———————————— DATE – Saturday, March 12th, 2016 HOURS – 9:00am – 2:00pm. Participants are free to arrive at any time during the festival hours. Activities at each Activity Station & Sponsor Booth will be ongoing throughout the day. ———————————— SCHEDULE: Most activities are ongoing throughout the festival hours.…

The Kindness Kits Project

For our first project, Compassionate Kids chose to collect personal items and assemble “Kindness Kits” to distribute to homeless people in our community. We had a lot of fun and in the process we learned some things about working as a group, upcycling, sewing, and the reality of homelessness. This project is ongoing and we…

Teaching Kids About Ecology

By Susan Bowers, Ph.D. An elementary-age child read at the World Commission on Environment and Development, Bergen, Norway, 1990 As evidenced by the quote above, children around the world wish for a clean environment. As they mature, children begin to recognize environmental issues, and the role of humans in addressing these concerns. Yet what is…

The Health Benefits of Practicing Compassion

Compassion is changing before our eyes. A religious concept associated with Jesus and Buddha (known as “the Compassionate One”) is being researched today through brain scans and positive psychology. In positive psychology your aim is to reach a state of well-being. The actions of a compassionate person, being kind and sympathetic, turn out to bring…