Tag: taking action

IMK in Action – How Kids Can Stand Up To Bullying

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What’s The Big Deal? In school or at the park, you may have seen or experienced bullying. Bullying is hurting someone either by words or actions. Some feel that bullying is a part of normal growing up. It isn’t! There will always be problems between kids. But bullying is done on… Read more »

IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Animals!

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What’s The Big Deal? Some animals are overpopulated all over the world, such as cats and dogs. Where you live, you may see a lost dog or a cat roaming the streets. You may worry that they could be hit by a car. Fortunately, at least some of these animals have homes.… Read more »

IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Reduce Poverty

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What’s The Deal? Most people have what they need. They have enough food to eat, clothes to wear, and shelter to call home. But some families and their children live in poverty and experience hard times. You may think that not having enough money for things we want is tough. But poverty… Read more »

IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help The Environment

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What’s The Deal? You may see that the environment around us changes every day. In some places, leaves change colors, water freezes, and rain clouds come and go. These are all part of nature. But there are other changes in the environment that are not natural! We cause them! And… Read more »

Sean Lesniak – 11 Year Old is Making Waves to Save Sharks!

Shawn Lesniak

Like many young people, 11 year old Sean Lesniak is fascinated with sharks.  However, Sean is not just interested in learning about them and watching them, but about helping them to survive. Sean’s passion for sharks started very early in life.  When Sean was just 3 years old, while watching… Read more »

The Buddy Bench – Can an 8 Year Old Boy Change School Playgrounds Forever?

Buddy Bench

Have you ever felt lonely at recess?  Christian Bucks, a 3rd grader at Roundtown Elementary School in York, PA, is on a mission to end playground loneliness.  And he is making waves with the help of the Buddy Bench. The Buddy Bench is a place where children can go if… Read more »

Great Quotes for Kids About Writing and Storytelling

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“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” – Phillip Pullman You may not yet believe it, but writing and storytelling have the power to change your life and the lives of others.  Your writing skills will impact what college you go to,… Read more »

Great Quotes for Kids about Taking Action and Being Proactive

Anne Frank Quotes

Taking action and being proactive are two of the most important ingredients to success in life.  People who are action focused get better jobs, better grades, have more impact in the world and have better relationships. When you read the quotes below from many people who helped change the world for… Read more »