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Zach Bonner – How A Hurricane Inspired A Life of Caring for Homeless Kids

Zach Bonner is one of the first and one of the most inspiring kids that we have profiled on IMK.  His passion is the homeless and he has been giving to those in need since he was only 6. Several years ago, Hurricane Charley struck near his home in Tampa, Florida. Afterward, he collected 27 pickup trucks full of…

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Move Over Sid! Here Comes 6 Year Old Podcaster 'Nate The Science Kid'!

Are you a curious person?  Do you like solving problems?  Do you ever think about questions like why is the sky blue or where salt water comes from?  If you do, you probably like Science! Well, six year old Nate Butkus from Willmette, Illinois, LOVES science. Since he was three years old, his curiosity about the world…

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Gross for Good! 7th Grader, Stephen Litt, Uses Worms to Cure Cancer!

Stephen Litt is a very curious 7th grader at Lovinggood Middle School, near Atlanta, Georgia. His life has also been impacted by two relatives who have had breast cancer. So when it was time for his school’s science fair, he decided to something important – research a cure for cancer! First, he learned that Japanese people…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Love!

You probably hear the word “love” many times each week. You may hear it from a parent, a friend, in your place of worship, on tv or in a book. You may even say the word love a lot yourself! You may use the word love about a song, a food or your family pet. You may…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Passion and Enthusiasm

What are the things  in school and in life that get you most excited?  Maybe its sports or animals or music or cooking or Legos or writing or art or drama or cars or fashion or computers or helping people?  Maybe it is all of those things? Do you have something that you are passionate about?…

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Every Kid Deserves a Bike! Teacher Katie Blomquist Makes it Happen for Entire School!

Katie Blomquist, a 1st grade teacher at Pepperhill Elementary School in North Charleston, South Carolina, learned last year that one of her students wanted a bike for his birthday.  But his parents could not afford it. So, like most other people that you will find here on InspireMyKids, she decided to do something about it!…

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The Gorilla Girl – Saving Gorillas One Cell Phone at a Time!

When Mariah Nablo was six years old, she watched a TV show that talked about problems faced by mountain gorillas in Africa. She learned that they were in danger of extinction because their habitat was being destroyed.  The cause of this trouble was people illegally mining for Coltan, a material used to make cell phones.  Mariah was so moved by what she…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Serving Others

Have you ever had someone do a favor for you without being asked? Have you ever had a friend share their most favorite or expensive toy with you? Have you ever eaten at a meal prepared by your parents relative? If so, you know what it is like to be served. Service is the sacrifice…

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Chess – Ancient Game Inspires New Dreams for Kids Around the World!

Chess may have been invented in the 6th century, but it’s creating new dreams each day for kids around the USA and the world. How could that be?  Well, it has helped them find something they can focus on and be great at.  And since a game of chess only involves a chess board and…

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Great Quotes for Kids about Good Manners!

Has anyone ever bumped into you and then not said anything? Have you ever held a door for someone and they did not say thank you or smile? These are good examples of bad manners. Little things like this can grow into bigger problems and bad habits as people grow older. In fact, your manners…

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