It is quite amazing how kids are able to show compassion and kindness to other people, even to those they don’t really know. With their innocence, they are able to extend being compassionate and caring to animals. And oh, to objects too!
Look at how these children offer kindness to others without expecting anything in return.
#1 Kids can be heroes too
#2 Shelter dogs need love too
#3 They’re more grown-up than we think
#4 Selfless 11-year-old
Jacob was concerned about everything going on and felt it wasn’t fair for kids to miss out on Halloween. He donated all the candy he managed to get on Halloween and sent it to kids who didn’t have the same chance to get candy.
#5 It’s never too early to learn about compassion
#6 Every bit of help counts
#7 Making the best of a sad situation
He made iced tea and cookies and sold them at his dad’s business. He earned $275, which he used to buy coloring books for Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital.
#8 Heroes come in all sizes
#9 Compassion isn’t limited to humans
#10 First encounter with an unfair world
Cayden felt angry and frustrated about it and decided to do something. He has since raised more than $40,000 to make sure children like his friend don’t miss out on lunch at school.
#11 Kids understand more than we give them credit for
#12 Building homes
#13 Epitome of innocence
#14 Bravery isn’t age-restricted
#15 Not all heroes wear capes
#16 True friendship
#17 Kids can take care of grown-ups too
#18 Kindness isn’t as complicated as we think it is
#19 Making friends is easier than you think
As the kids grew older, meeting the garbage collectors with refreshments and snacks became a routine. They’ve been friends ever since.
#20 What would you do if you won $1,000?
#21 Doing things because it’s the right thing to do
#22 One more reason not to give up
#23 They grow up fast
#24 All humans deserve some decency
His reason? When he has bad thoughts, he finds reading calms him down. He wanted to share that with others.
#25 Helping unadoptable pets
These kids gave up their playtime to go to a shelter and read to dogs. It helps calm the dogs as well as socialize them, making them more adoptable.
#26 We’re all in it together
#27 We’re all on the same side
#28 People aren’t born selfish
#29 Compassion in its purest form
#30 Everyone needs a hug
#31 The things we take for granted
These girls came up with a genius plan to help the homeless brave the cold. They tied coats onto street poles so anyone who needed them could just pick one.
#32 Kids being grown-ups
This 13-year-old saved his coach’s life by performing CPR on him and calling 911.
#33 Being kind because you can be
#34 Running to the rescue
#35 It’s the thought that counts
Still, that’s the kind of spirit all humans should have.
#36 Being good even when it costs you
#37 What else would big brothers be for?
#38 Kids reminding adults how simple life should be
This boy took matters into his own hands and started a no-kill shelter in his garage to take of strays in his neighborhood.
#39 Selflessness doesn’t have to be a painful affair
Rather than spend it on himself, he used it to make lunches for homeless people. The smile on his face says it all.