Quick and Easy Ideas for Random Acts of Kindness

 

  • Send a text to your Mom and/or Dad letting them know how much they mean to you

     

  • Make or take a meal to a family that is going through a difficult time

 

  • Open the door or hold the door for somebody

     

  • Write a note/letter to a teacher who has positively impacted your life

     

  • Bake something for a neighbor

     

  • Write a thank you note to somebody who works in the school office or cafeteria

     

  • Text someone on your team and say, “I like having you on our team because _______________”

     

  • Bring in the garbage cans for a neighbor

     

  • Pay for the person behind you in line

     

  • Tape a dollar bill to a vending machine with a note that says “your snack is on me”

     

  • Call a relative you haven’t spoken to in a while and catch up.

     

  • Place notes with positive messages in library books, on lockers or on the restroom mirrors at your school

     

  • Put a note in your mailbox for the postman, thanking him/her for what they do

     

  • Offer to help a teacher with a task

     

  • Wash someone’s car

     

  • Surprise someone by bringing them a favorite snack or drink they love

     

  • Help a fellow student study for a test or with homework

     

  • Sit next to someone who is sitting alone at lunch and have a conversation with them

     

  • Do the dishes or another household chore unexpectedly

     

  • Write a letter to your advisor or coach, listing your favorite 3 things about them 

     

  • Make a care bag for a homeless person (bottle of H20, toothbrush, socks, snack…)

     

  • Go to a friend’s or family member’s sporting event or concert to support them

     

  • Visit an elderly care home.

     

  • Leave a “Have a Great Day” note on someone’s car in a parking lot 

     

  • Make two lunches and give one to someone

     

  • Bring a treat to the local fire house and thank them for their service

     

  • Compliment someone to their boss

     

  • Help clean up trash at the end of lunch or around campus

     

  • When in class or at practice and a partner is needed choose someone who is usually left out. 

     

  • Dedicate 24 hours to spreading positivity on social media

     

  • Ask somebody over 50 to tell you about their best childhood memory

     

  • Offer to help an elderly person with a chore

     

  • Return shopping carts in a parking lot

     

  • Hold up inspiring signs during rush hour or another location in need of inspiration

     

  • Let someone go ahead of you in line

     

  • Take a treat to your librarian or custodian and thank them for what they do

     

  • Make a list of your favorite things about each person in your family and hang it on the refrigerator

     

  • Give someone a book that you liked

     

  • Give some flowers to somebody to brighten their day

     

  • Make a playlist for someone

     

  • Send a favorite quote to a person in need

     

  • Volunteer for a non profit

     

  • Spend 10 minutes cleaning up your neighborhood park