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Kindness in every community

Supported by British Red Cross

Help spread kindness this winter with the British Red Cross and The Snowman and The Snowdog™

Do something kind every day this December, with the brand new winter Kindness Calendar from the British Red Cross.

Find out more at the British Red Cross
Step 1
Identify the need

Be a top banana with a message of kindness

Explore the power of kindness, care and respect in this fruity message writing activity.

20 mins
Indoors / Outdoors

Kindness rocks

Show how a kind message can make all the difference when helping someone and write one for a friend in need.

1 hour
Indoors / Outdoors

Socially kind

Find out how older Scouts can use their social media for acts of kindness.

1 hour
Indoors

Good deed discovery

Point out real acts of kindness and look at how we say ‘thank you’ to acknowledge good deeds.

30 mins
Indoors

 

 

Step 2
Plan action

Who helps who?

Map kindness in your local community considering how you can show kindness to those who need it and encourage others to do the same.                                     

45 mins 
Indoors/Outdoors

 

 

Kindness in emergencies                          

How should we prepare for, act in and react to emergencies? Find out as we play some emergency-themed games.                                                                                  

1 hour
Indoors

The Power of Kindness                                              

The British Red Cross use people’s kind gifts of time and money to help others. Find out how the BRC look out for you and me!                                                                   

1 hour 30 mins
Indoors

 

Combat loneliness with kindness                 

See what you know about loneliness in the UK as we explore how good company and kindness puts loneliness behind us.

1 hour
Indoors

 

Be kind, respond

Discover what you could do in a life or death situation and the importance of acting rather than stepping back.

45 mins
Indoors

 

Step 3
Take action

Company and kindness       

How can people cope with loneliness? Develop a project to support people who are lonely in your community.

4 hours
Indoors

 

 

Red Cross Code

Plan the details, then deliver a project to support the Red Cross and show the power of kindness.

4 hours
Indoors

 

 

Bystander effect and first aid

Raise awareness of the bystander effect and first aid – don’t just walk on by.


1 hour
Indoors

 

 

 

Mapping kindness           

Bring your community together as you show kindness to those around you.

1 hour
Indoors

 

 

Ready to respond          

Help prepare your community to cope with an emergency.             

1 hour
Indoors

 

 

Upcoming resources

 

Step 4
Learn and make more change

Launching
late 2020

Step 5
Tell the world

Launching
late 2020

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