Explore this collection of heartwarming children’s books about kindness all in one spot. Over 50 Kindness books for kids with read-alouds and activity ideas to encourage kindness.
This is a collection of the best books to teach kindness and empathy.
Did you know that World Kindness Day is November 13?
The purpose of World Kindness Day is to highlight and encourage good deeds in your community. It also serves as a reminder to all that simple acts of kindness have power and that together, we can all work to create a kinder world.
Get started by inviting the Kindness Elves into your home with these free Kindness Elves Notes.
Children’s Books about Kindness
There are so many books for kids that are about kindness. It’s truly heartwarming to see the world of publishing embrace these talented authors and illustrators sharing ways for our children to connect with and support others through kindness.
There are so many in fact that you could plan to read a kindness book each week of the year. You could even pick a random act of kindness each week to go along with each storybook.
Each of the story titles and book covers are linked to buy the book on Amazon and read the reviews. You can also listen to over 50 Read Alouds of Kindness Books.
Let’s get started by reading these heartwarming children’s books about helping others.
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A Chair for My Mother (Reading Rainbow Books) by Vera B Williams | READ ALOUD |
Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion by Gabi Garcia | READ ALOUD |
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud | READ ALOUD |
Kindness Snippet Jar (Inspire to Create A Better You!) by Diane Alber | READ ALOUD |
A Little SPOT of Kindness! (Inspire to Create A Better You!) by Diane Alber | READ ALOUD |
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World by Maria Dismondy | READ ALOUD |
Random Acts of Kindness by The Editors of Conari Press
A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love by Michelle Edwards | READ ALOUD |
Monty the Manatee: A book about kindness and anti-bullying by Natalie Pritchard | READ ALOUD |
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Grab these 30 Gratitude Prompts for your child, which includes a gratitude journal too!
The Giving Manger: A Christmas Family Tradition by Allison Hottinger and Lisa Kalberer
Secret Santas And The Twelve Days of Christmas Giving by Courtney Petruzzelli | READ ALOUD |
Kindness Books for Kids
WOW! Can you believe that there are so many books about kindness for kids? So many inspiring stories to teach our children to help others.
Kindness Videos for Kids
- Color Your World With Kindness
- The Science of Kindness
- Kid President + Glad to Give present How Good Spreads
- Life Vest Inside – Kindness Boomerang – “One Day”
- When Nobody’s Watching
- Kindness Counts: “Kindness is a Muscle”
- Sesame Street: Kindness | Elmo’s World
- What is Kindness?
- How to Change the World With Kindness
Make & Share Random Acts of Kindness: Simple Crafts and Recipes to Give and Spread Joy by Mique Provost
Kindness Lunch Box Notes for Kids! Colorful designs are combined with quotations about kindness to encourage kids and help them be the best they can be. Write personal notes on the uncoated card backs for extra encouragement.
Kindness Activities for Kids
You can use these kindness activities as book extensions after you read a story from our book list.
- Kindness Elves Ideas for Busy Parents
- Kindness Elves Free Printables
- 7 Songs for Teaching Kindness
- Gratitude Prompts for Kids with Printable Journal
- 40 Acts of Kindness for Kids
- Raising a Kind Heart Kids
- Random Acts of Kindness for Fall