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

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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

Planning a Global Youth Service Day Project: Steps to doing a Coat & Scarf Drive

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! Global Youth Service Day is coming up. We celebrate it every April and it kicks off an important initiative to empower youth to serve and make a different in their community. In this series on Project Stella Resources, I will provide example of projects that kids can … Continue reading Planning a Global Youth Service Day Project: Steps to doing a Coat & Scarf Drive

Planning a Global Youth Service Day project: Steps for youth doing Project Comfort Kits

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! Global Youth Service Day is coming up. We celebrate it every April and it kicks off an important initiative to empower youth to serve and make a different in their community. In this series on Project Stella Resources, I will provide example of projects that kids can … Continue reading Planning a Global Youth Service Day project: Steps for youth doing Project Comfort Kits

7 Ways to fit Service in your Family’s Busy Schedule

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! I was talking to my mom on the phone the other day when she said, "you should teach families with busy schedules how to do service without it creating more to do." My mom has a really good point (she usually does). I remember growing up with three … Continue reading 7 Ways to fit Service in your Family’s Busy Schedule

12 Inspiring Movies for your child to watch on break

The following is a list of 12 movies and documentaries that are recommended to inspire children and teens.  Some inspire acts of kindness while others inspire you to be yourself - even when faced with challenges and adversity. As with any of my recommendations, I strongly encourage parents to view the films for themselves first. … Continue reading 12 Inspiring Movies for your child to watch on break

5 Activities to do during Winter Break that encourages kids to do acts of kindness

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