Kindness & Compassion Conversation Starters for Kids



Kindness: Acts to help others with no expectation in return.

  1. What does kindness mean to you?
  2. Why do you think it’s important to be kind?
  3. How does being kind to someone else make you feel?
  4. How do you think other people feel when you are kind to them?
  5. How can we show kindness to others?
  6. How can you show kindness to someone who is being unkind to others?
  7. Can people learn to be kind?
  8. Who is the kindest person you know?
  9. Is it more difficult to be kind when someone is watching?
  10. How can you encourage others to be kind?
  11. Do you believe kindness can change the world?


Empathy & Compassion

Empathy: The ability to understand what others are feeling.
Compassion: The show concern and have the desire to help someone who is sad or hurting.

  1. What does it mean to “put yourself in someone else’s shoes”?
  2. How do you know if someone is feeling sad, hurt, or angry?
  3. How do you feel when a friend is sad?
  4. What can you do or say to help someone feel better?
  5. Can someone feel more than one feeling at once?
  6. How can you show that you are a compassionate person?
  7. When two people feel differently about something, how can we use empathy to understand each other’s feelings?


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