Summer of kindness calendar

Activities to help children and young people practise kindness every day during the summer holidays.  

Image of little girl holding a British Red Cross branded folder entitled 'My kind acts', and smiling.

The summer holidays might look a little different this year in light of COVID-19.  

To support children and young people, and to help keep them entertained, we are sharing weekly activities linked to our kindness calendar. These quick activities encourage simple acts of kindness, build resilience and cover topics such as mental wellbeing and loneliness that will help children and young prepare to go back to school. 

You can download a free digital version of the pack which includes:

Each week we will send a series of ideas to accompany the calendar, and also include them on our website. These short activities are easy to set up and will include a mixture of online and offline ideas. 

You can continue with simple kind acts throughout the year with our monthly kindness calendar