Random Acts of Kindness Ideas

Random acts of kindness are a great way to show your loved ones that you care and appreciate them. Whether it is sending them a thoughtful gift, making them breakfast in bed, or just being there for them when they need it, there are many ways to show someone that you care. Here are some of our favorite random acts of kindness ideas:

  1. Write a Thank You Note to the Postman
    Write an inspiring note to your neighborhood mail carrier and place it in the mailbox. It can be simple, “Thank you for delivering my family’s mail. I hope you have a wonderful day.” Or it can be more involved. Keep the card plain and simple, or make it a coloring and/or painting activity.
  1. Make a Kindness Postcard
    Nothing can beat a homemade card. Set up paper at the dinner table, add some paint, and you have a card! These inspiring notes can be sent to a random person or a loved one. Either way, these postcards filled with natural kindness are sure to lift the receiver’s spirits.
  1. Plan a Surprise Lunch for Your Teacher
    Whether you prepare a lunch bag or purchase a meal, get the kids involved with picking out the items for your teacher’s lunch table. Teachers can have fun with friends in the teacher lounge as they share stories about what sweet students they have. Provide extra food for them to share.
  1. Put Away Carts at Grocery Store
    Carts are constantly in parking lots. Help everyone’s daily lives by putting your cart away and someone else’s.  This can free up some time for the grocery store bagger and is also a perfect act of kindness for strangers. You’re helping the larger community with this simple act.
  1. Help an Elderly Neighbor
    You can either choose to help elderly neighbors unload their cars, or you can play card games with an older adult. Either way, you are boosting morale and helping them. You may perhaps stop over with a handmade gift to brighten your day.

There are many ways to show your kindness and make a positive impact, so it’s important to find something you enjoy doing and feel passionate about.

Choose your Reaction!