K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Affective Education Lesson Plans and Resources - http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/affectiveeducation.html#kindness  Scroll down to the Kindness section.

Beautiful Deeds - http://www.lessonplanspage.com/OBeginSchoolBeautifulDeedsKindnessLessonK4.htm  Uses book “Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed” for basis of lesson.

Chosen Acts of Kindness - http://www.plrd.ab.ca/public/v/ellen.vanderkolk/kindness/  Prairie Land Regional Division wide telecollaborative project. Classes from Gr. 1 through High School share their projects.

Clifford’s Big Ideas - http://www.scholastic.ca/clifford/parent/bigideas.htm  Clifford the Big Red Dog has underlying big ideas to help children understand kindness, friendship, fairness and respect. This web site shares ideas of how to use his books in the classroom.

Humanity Quest Art Activities for Kindness - http://humanityquest.com/topic/art_activities/index.asp?theme1=kindness  Many for upper grades, but tons for our young classes as well.

KindActs - http://www.kindacts.net/ideas_resources/RAK_week/RAK_week.shtml  This web site is from BC; some history, resources and web sites. Includes an interview with St. Albert co-founder Debbie Riopel.

Learning to Give - http://www.learningtogive.org/lessons/unit63/lesson7.html  Lesson using “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters” book for inspiration.

Learning to Give - http://www.learningtogive.org/lessons/unit121/lesson4.html  Quilting to teach kindness gr. 3-5.

Random Acts of Kindness - http://www.actsofkindness.org/people/whats_new/news_detail.asp?id=144  Teacher Guide with ideas. More activity ideas - http://www.actsofkindness.org/people/whats_new/news_detail.asp?id=143 

Sample Activities for Creating a Safe and Caring School Culture - http://www.education.gov.ab.ca/k_12/curriculum/resources/HeartOfMatter/AppendixD.pdf  Alberta Learning Resource

List Serve Mailing - February 5, 2005