Kindness Activities for Middle School

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

Learning kindness is a necessary part of social maturity, but not something we always help students to practice. These activities can help you work with your students on identifying and practicing kindness.

Teaching Kindness

Middle schools can be dramatic places. Students may be dealing with new social pressures, academic challenges, and other issues. Within this atmosphere, it's still important to teach students about kindness and empathetic behavior, and to give them opportunities to practice. The following activities will provide some unique ways for you to get your students thinking about and practicing kindness.

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