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
Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! We recently finished up our Moms who R.O.C.K. (Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness) Conference. At the end of the conference, during our LIVE Q&A sessions, I asked our presenters for book recommendations they have for personal development and parenting. New here? I have these blog posts to help … Continue reading Top 12 Books Recommendations from Moms who R.O.C.K.
Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! Today we begin a new series, Teachers who R.O.C.K. In this series we will feature teachers and teacher resources that can help inspire and encourage you to continue to Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness in your classroom, at school, and around the community. Many of the resources … Continue reading Teachers who R.O.C.K. Feature: Resources from A Plus Learning
Hello! Welcome to the Kindness Clubhouse Blog! A Kindness Club can transform your school. It encourages and inspires students to think beyond themselves and seek out opportunities to show compassion and kindness. In this Blog post, I share five reasons that starting a Kindness Club will transform your classroom, school, and community with students that … Continue reading 5 Reasons you need to start a Kindness Club at your school or in your community today
Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! Today, I want to help you help your student stand out on their applications and in their interviews for college and scholarships. 10 years ago it was easy for a student to get a scholarship or accepted to their top college choice by just mentioning that they did "x" number … Continue reading 7 Secrets to Making your Volunteer Work stand out on a College Scholarship Application
Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! The Holiday Season is HERE and we are hosting a 5 Day Challenge to help parents encourage their children to enjoy giving this Holiday season. For Day Two of the Challenge we making some suggestions to our new FAVORITE tradition: Elf on the Shelf/Kindness Elves. Want to know what … Continue reading Ways to Encourage your Child to Enjoy Giving this Holiday Season – Day Two of Challenge
The purpose of this workbook is to guide students in creating a service program that will meet a community need and provide meaningful opportunities to a volunteer team. By breaking the process down into very simple steps, students can take practical steps to make their vision a reality. The questions in this workbook help prepare … Continue reading Guide to Planning Service Projects
Currently, Stella's biggest ambition is to be an artist/illustrator and so I want her to have some strong role models who use art to make an impact. Unfortunately, my initial search for women in art did not give me what I was looking for.
Then this morning I decided to look for "Documentaries about Art" on Netflix to see if there is anything that Stella can watch (and be interested in). I found She Writes Comics, a documentary that tells the unknown story of women in comics.
One of my top summer recommendations right now is this book - Way of the Warrior Kid: From Wimpy to Warrior the Navy Seal Way by Jocko Willink. It currently has 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon with over 590 customer reviews.
I get asked many times about book recommendations for boys that may be reluctant and in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. This book is a ROCK STAR recommendation.
I recently found a copy of the book PhilanthroParties: A Party-Planning Guide for Kids who Want to Give Back at our local library. I was excited to see this book as I was talking with another mom about our daughters getting to an age where they no longer desire gifts at Birthday parties but want to do something a little different. This book is all about parties with a purpose.