Teaching your child how to be kind can help them develop empathy and build self-esteem. By thinking about others’ needs, they’re more likely to make connections and feel a sense of belonging. This can also help them feel happier.
Try some different activities with your child. We have also partnered with the Fireman Sam™ team on the Light Up Your Hero Training Manual, which encourages children to be safe in their homes and look after the environment.
Spot when someone is kind on TV and point it out to your child. Ask them what they think about the character’s behaviour. Or read some books about being kind. You can:
Action for Children is partnering with the Fireman Sam™ brand on the Light Up Your Hero Training Manual for children. Each page teaches children how to be an everyday hero like Fireman Sam, from being safe at home to protecting the environment. Children can earn badges and a certificate for completing the book. Download the pack to get started.
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