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Sharing Thru Reading

To teach your child about the importance of sharing through the world of books.

Activity Instructions:

Help your child choose books that inspire giving and/or sharing a spirit of kindness. After your child has read the book, discuss their questions and perceptions of the book's message.

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. A classic full of generosity, including the March girls giving away Christmas breakfast to a poor family and several other inspirational moments.

Pay it Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde. The movie was based on this book about a 12-year-old boy who takes an extra credit social studies assignment to think of a way to make the world a better place and turns it into a nation-wide movement. It is an inspirational story showing the importance of human kindness.