Ava's Project: "I will serve both of my grandparents, my mom and my dad, and other children breakfast."
Ava's Chosen Quote:
Will's Project: "I am going to help organize the screws and nails in my dad's shop."
Will's Chosen Quote: "Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." (Dalai Lama)
Marley & Cannon's Project: "We will be cleaning out the garage for our mom."
Rylee's Project: "I am going to give Carly one or two American Girl dolls. I am going to make sure they are clean, dress them up and make sure their hair is brushed good.
Rylee's Chosen Quote: “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” (By Marcus Tullius Cicero). I chose this quote because it stood out to me. After I read all the quotes this is the one I remembered."
Peyton's Project: "I’m going to write letters to family members and tell them how much I appreciate them."
Peyton's Chosen Quote: “You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.”
Madden's Project: "I am going to help my Nana and Boo."
Madden's Chosen Quote: "Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day" - Sally Koch
"I picked this one because the work and cleaning that I did for Nana and Boo wasn't a whole bunch but it really cleaned the deck and pool area and looks really nice. It was a bunch of small things that helped Nana."
Tyler's Project: "I am going to work in the garden (weeding, watering, ect.) to help out."
Tyler's Chosen Quote: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” (Mahatma Gandhi)
" I chose this because it is what I experienced today --I love gardening."
Cal's Project: "I am going to clean the house for my mom."
Jax's Project: "I am going to pick up sticks and mow the yard."
Benton's Project: "I am going to clean my room, clean up the yard, and clean up the guest room."
Kylie's Project: "I am going to clean up the yard for my mom."
Kylie's Chosen Quote: "Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate." (Dr. Albert Schweitzer)
I chose this quote because the mess in my yard evaporated with a little work.
Sam's Project - "I'm going to making breakfast for mom and the family."
Sam's Chosen Quote: “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.”
– Chinese Proverb
I chose this quote because happiness comes from you doing things for yourself, but more happiness comes from helping others.
Mack's Project: "I’m going to clean my room and sort through containers of toys. I will give some away but I will put some in my attic. I also need to dust my room and vacuum it. My room is a wreck so this may take a year!!!!!!! Just kidding, but it’s going to take a long time. My mom says a hoarder. I tell her that Im a collector."
Mack's Chosen Quote: "A kind friend is the right kind of friend."
"Everyone should have kind friends. Kind friends are always there for you. They will pick you up when you are down, just with a smile, a hug or a nice word. They love you for who you are. Kind people are cool."
Brody's Project: "I want to help my mom with the housework."
Brody's Chosen Quote: “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”
Amelia's Project: "I am going to really clean my room."
Amelia's Chosen Quote:
"I choose the quote kind words don't cost much, yet they accomplish much."
The reason I chose it is, it is saying kind words don't cost anything, but they can help someone who is in a bad place"
Troy's Project: "I am going to help clean the house."
Troy's Chosen Quote: "A kind friend is the right kind of friend."
I picked this quote because we haven't been seeing our friends lately.
Eve's Service Project: "For my act of kindness, I am going to clean of my grandma's carport with a power washer so she doesn't have to. She's going to be so happy."
Eli's Project: "I will help my dad because he works every day and needs a break. I will be helping clean my room, his bathroom, my bathroom, pick up sticks to make a fire, clean the living room and finally the kitchen."
Service, Kindness, the Golden Rule, Compassion, Patriotism, Empathy... these are just a few of our character words. This week you will put those words into action by helping someone near you in an unexpected way. Read the instruction sheet and complete the "Character in ACTION" form attached to this lesson, turning it in according to the video we have talked about and talked about. Your final project will be a photo of you actually doing the service and your selection of your favorite "helping others" quote. These will be put on our website.