Creative Child February 2020 - Page 21

Random act of kindness Get the kids involved and show someone a random act of kindness. Pay for the person behind you in line at the coffee shop, take cookies to your neighbors, volunteer at a homeless shelter, visit with seniors at a nursing home, or collect coats and hats for those in need. Pick a cause that is near and dear to your family’s hearts and do something that would benefit that charity. Show some heart Consider contacting a local children’s hospital and making goodie bags for kids and families who are admitted. Most hospitals will have a list of things they need but they could include books, art supplies, blankets, or stuffed animals for kids and chapstick, magazines, playing cards, and travel size toiletries for parents. Get the kids involved in gathering the items and delivering them to the hospital. 20