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Quotes About Failure for Kids and Students

Failure?  This does not seem like the kind of topic to find on InspireMyKids!  But lets take a deeper look. If you were to study the people who have had the greatest impact on the world, you will find a few things in common.  At IMK, we have focused many of our stories on the habits…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Man with a Dream

Every year in mid-January, America celebrates a holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. By many counts, Dr. King was just an ordinary man – a husband, a father, and a pastor at his church. But his incredible dedication to a great cause made him also an inspirational world-changer worthy of the highest honor. Throughout his adult life,…

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A World of Difference – Great Quotes for Kids About Diversity and Tolerance

Everyday, our classrooms, neighborhoods and communities become more diverse (or different).    People from different countries, cultures, religions and with unique abilities, religions and beliefs continue to spread out around the world.  Different skin colors,  languages, physical abilities and clothes are some of the types of diversity that we experience every day. How we respond to this diversity will…

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Quotes about Giving and Generosity for Kids

As Calvin Coolidge once said, “No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave.” Success in life comes does not come from what we have, but from what we give. Giving someone a present is one type of generosity.  But, giving your time, your talents or your friendship can make…

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Books With No Bounds…Teen Sisters on a Mission!

Teenage sisters Emma and Julia Mogus, from Oakville, Ontario, Canada, grew up having a passion for reading. They read thousands of books. And they just assumed that all kids had access to a wide variety of books in their home, school and library. This is why, a few years back, when they learned that children in some areas…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Reduce Poverty

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 means not having money for…

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Khloe Kares – 9 Year Old Khloe Thompson 'Kares' for the Homeless

During her walk to school each day in Irvine, California, 9 year old Khloe Thompson passes by many homeless women. But instead of just avoiding them, Khloe did something different.  She asked her mom what she could do to help them? This is when Khloe Kares was born! With her grandma’s help, Khloe makes ‘Kare Bags’…

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Ruby Bridges – The 6-year-old Girl Who Changed American History

You may have never heard of Ruby Bridges. But if you are a student in a public school, there is a good chance that she has impacted your life and the lives of your classmates. She did so by her brave actions 55 years ago. In 1960, at age 6, Ruby’s parents volunteered her to participate…

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Great Quotes for Kids about Patience and Self Control

“Patience” is word that you have probably heard a lot!  But you may wonder…”what on earth is patience, and why does everyone keep telling me to have it?” Patience is waiting for something or someone.  It is accepting delay without getting angry or upset. It is waiting for someone else to speak when you have something to…

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Nicholas Lowinger – Incredible Teen Has Sole for the Homeless

When he was just 5 years old, Nicholas Lowinger visited a homeless shelter with his mom. While there, he wanted to show off his new light up shoes. However, with his mom’s guidance, he realized this would not be a good idea. That is because when he looked around, many of the kids did not have…

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