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Are you ready for some...
KINDNESS?

Below you will find everything you need to present "Kickoff for Kindness" this
Thursday, February 8th

Be sure you are set up to show a video with sound and have reviewed AND TESTED one of the below two video options: 

1) Video DOWNLOAD 
BEST OPTION!
Download the video file directly to your device for easy playing. Download the file in advance of when you plan to show the program as it may take a few minutes to complete the download. 

2) Play the video FROM YOU TUBE
You'll need to be sure you're connected to the internet or your WiFi.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

How to Guide
Print this helpful "How to Guide" for yourself or anyone showing the presentation

​Student Activity G
uides
Use our optional activity guides during or after the presentation to keep your students engaged and thinking abo
ut kindness
Activity Guide for Grades K-5
Activity Guide for Grades 6-12

The Kindland Games

After Kickoff, challenge your school to be a part of The Kindness Games and log the most acts of kindness on the Just Be Kind App to win MAJOR prizes for your school. Learn more HERE

Kindland School Programming
Kickoff for Kindness and The Kindness Games are just two programs that Kindland provides free to schools. Learn more about all of Kindland's available school programming including seven classroom lessons HERE
 
Be Kind STICK TOGETHER
Featured in the Kickoff for Kindness presentation is Be Kind STICK TOGETHER which is one of Kindland's most popular school lessons. The lesson is geared towards elementary-age students, BUT we recommend that it be presented by your district's own middle or high school students for a fun and meaningful experience for kids of all ages. Check it out HERE

Cameron Zvara
​An amazingly talented and funny magician and comedian Cameron Zvara is featured in the Kickoff for Kindness presentation, and he does school programs across the nation. Check him out at cameronzvara.com

For everything about Kindland, visit BeKindland.com

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For any questions about Kindland or Kickoff for Kindness, please contact Ben Krutko at benk@viafdn.org.

The Ohio Education Association is a proud supporter of
Values-in-Action and its Kindland school programming

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Thank you to Kindland Programming Sponsor

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What is Kindland?

Presented by Cleveland, Ohio-based, non-profit organization, Values-in-Action Foundation, the Kindland movement is bringing together communities, businesses, organizations, and schools by recognizing and sharing the acts of kindness around us in an effort to inspire a ground swell of positivity and goodness. Kindland relies on the power of the people to do, recognize, report, and share the acts of kindness happening everyday. 

The goal is to create a communities that can sustain a unified sense of kindness, compassion, empathy and understanding.

About Values-in-Action Foundation

Started in 1994 as Project Love, Values-in-Action has been providing social-emotional and character education programs to schools in Northeast Ohio for 29 years. Now with programming in schools in all 50 states, its mission is to empower students and adults to build communities of kindness, caring and respect through programs that teach, promote, and provide skills and tools to enable individuals to make positive, values-based decisions every day.

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