Reach Out and Give

Reach Out and Give



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Even very young children can participate in service learning projects to help make the world a better place. This book begins with the concept of gratitude, because feeling grateful is a powerful motivator. Words and pictures show children contributing to their community in simple yet meaningful ways. Includes discussion questions, generosity games, and ideas for service projects.

Simple Ideas for Giving Service:

Visit and read with children at a hospital
Get pledges for reading or doing math to benefit a charity
Collect canned goods for a food bank
Send a box of books or snacks to soldiers
Make a quilt or blanket for a hospital or shelter
Visit and play games with people in a senior center or nursing home
Collect and donate money for disaster victims
Collect used eyeglasses for an eye bank
Make hygiene kits for a shelter
Take part in a toy or clothing drive
Raise money or collect packaged food for an animal shelter
Plant spring bulbs at a park
Make posters for a recycling drive
Pick up litter along a public street or on a playground

Cheri J. Meiners, MEd

Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., has her master’s degree in elementary education and gifted education. A former first-grade teacher, she has taught education classes at Utah State University and has supervised...

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