2019 Great Kindness Challenge

Great Kindness Challenge
Posted on 01/08/2019
Mark Twain will participate in the Great Kindness Challenge the last week of January. Students will be given a checklist and try to complete as many acts of kindness as possible.  We will have some fun contests at the end of the week!  Check it out!

The Challenge for 2019 (January 28 - February 1)

Put an “X” in the box when you complete the act of kindness!



SMILE at 25 people.


Play with a NEW friend at recess.


Slip a NICE NOTE in a friend’s backpack.


READ a book to a younger child.


Give 5 people a COMPLIMENT.


Give an APPLE or a note to your teacher.


Pick up 10 PIECES of trash in classroom.


STAND UP for someone in need.


Say “HI” to someone you don’t know.


Make a KINDNESS MATTERS sign.


Tell a KIND JOKE - make someone laugh.


CARRY your friend’s books.


Be kind to yourself - eat a HEALTHY snack.


Offer to help your PE teacher.


Learn something NEW about your teacher.


Make a BOOKMARK for a friend.


DRAW a picture and give it to someone.


Hold the DOOR open for someone.


HELP a younger student.


PAT YOURSELF on the back.


Give a KIND handshake to a classmate.


THANK a bus driver or car pool driver.


RECYCLE your trash.


Make THANK YOU bandaids for the nurse.


HELP another student who is struggling.


Listen to your teacher the FIRST time.


PICK UP TRASH outside your school.


Whisper THANK YOU to the librarian.


Cut out 10 HEARTS - give them to friends.


Say PLEASE and THANK YOU all week.


Entertain someone with a HAPPY DANCE.


LEND a pencil or school supply to a friend.


Make a KIND poster for cafeteria helpers.


Learn to say HELLO in a new language.


Get some form of EXERCISE.


Bring a FLOWER to the office staff.


Say GOOD MORNING to 15 people.


Show APPRECIATION to your principal.


Design a THANK YOU for parent helpers.


OFFER TO HELP your teacher.


Make a WISH for kids in other countries.


Be on TIME for school.


Say THANK YOU to the door greeters.


Say THANK YOU to a volunteer.


INVITE a new friend to hang out with you.


Give your friend a HIGH FIVE.


CLEAN your desk without being asked.


Make a FRIENDSHIP GIFT for someone.


WRITE the custodian a note saying how great things look.


CREATE YOUR OWN KIND DEED!