5 things you can do today to help siblings show kindness to each other

For this post I went to my Facebook community and asked them what they most wanted to talk about. The topic that came up the most? Siblings & Kindness. Several situations presented - young siblings who need to show more empathy to each other, sisters who show kindness and compassion to everyone else but once … Continue reading 5 things you can do today to help siblings show kindness to each other

5 Tips to change how you talk to yourself so you are More Positive every day

Welcome to the Kindness Clubhouse! I am excited to have you here to get tips and resources to help you show more kindness.  In this post I focus on ways that you can show kindness to yourself. For me, this is the toughest part to learn because I grew up being taught that the focus … Continue reading 5 Tips to change how you talk to yourself so you are More Positive every day

Books your students need to read that discuss social themes

Welcome to the Kindness Clubhouse from Project Stella Resources! Oftentimes, when a student in struggling with an issue, reading about it is more helpful than just talking about because it provides the child a safe space to process what is going on. In this post I provide you with book recommendations that you can use … Continue reading Books your students need to read that discuss social themes

Summer Reading Book Recommendations you should read

Facebook has become the new Google - especially when it comes to asking for opinions and recommendations. Over the past several days I've had friends online ask for some book recommendations. Here is a compilation of some of the comments they received.  Please note - I have not personally read all of these yet BUT … Continue reading Summer Reading Book Recommendations you should read

Ideas for July 4th Activities for Kids that don’t like Fireworks

Stella is not a huge fan of fireworks. The loud, sudden noises overwhelm her.  And while we have come up with ways that she can see fireworks without the noise (watch from the car with music on or wear headphones) - I wanted to find a couple of activities to make the day special without … Continue reading Ideas for July 4th Activities for Kids that don’t like Fireworks

Three ways to support your child and your child’s school through Scholastic

Yes, that is right. I have been called a Scholastic-aholic several times throughout my life. In grade school, the highlight of my month was bringing home the Reading Club Flier and seeing what new books were now available.  As a teacher, Scholastic provided me with a means to build my classroom library and offer additional resources to my students.  Then, working with community agencies, Scholastic provided a ways to help other nonprofits and afterschool programs.

I am a huge supported and want to highlight three ways parents can support their child and their child's school through Scholastic.

What every student needs to know to plan impactful service projects

Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! Part of the Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness (Schools that R.O.C.K.) program is a course for students (high school & college) to know the basics of planning a service project, event, or program. You may have a student that says, "I want to make a difference" … Continue reading What every student needs to know to plan impactful service projects

10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog. This post comes from a webinar (watch here on YouTube) I did for community partners who want to get youth involved in their service projects for Make a Difference Day. But I found these tips are very useful for our Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

Creating Valuable Service Learning Experiences for your Students that lead to Big Impact

Welcome to Project Stella Resources! We provide you with tips and curriculum that you can use in the classroom and when working with youth so you are confident that you are making a difference in the lives of your students. Part of the Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness (Schools that R.O.C.K.) program is … Continue reading Creating Valuable Service Learning Experiences for your Students that lead to Big Impact

Top Finalists want to inspire other kids to Radiate Outrageous Compassion and Kindness

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! I had an amazing opportunity this year of going through nominations and working with a selection committee to spotlight young people who share their inspiring stories in the book, 52 Kids who R.O.C.K. Every Day: Inspiring stories of young people who Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness. We asked … Continue reading Top Finalists want to inspire other kids to Radiate Outrageous Compassion and Kindness