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Life Lessons and Quotes for Kids from Disney Characters!

You probably think of Disney characters and movies as a lot of fun and, often, amazing. But did you ever think that each movie offers great life lessons about things like patience, perseverance, kindness and tolerance? Well, it’s true. To prove it, we have compiled a list of great quotes for kids from famous Disney characters: There is nothing wrong with…

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Girl Power! Inspiring Quotes for Girls

Being a girl is cool, but it isn’t always easy! For no good reason, girls are not always given the same chances as boys. For example, in some countries, girls are not offered an education . In fact, 66 million girls around the world are out of school! Have you ever been told that you couldn’t…

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Traci Weinstein – 10 Year Old Wears Out Poverty With Soul4Soles!

Ten-year-old Traci Weinstein from New York has a lot of soul and, now, a lot of (shoe) soles!   Traci’s interest in shoes started when she learned that every day, all around the world, children cannot attend school and adults are unable to work because they do not have shoes. She learned that one pair of…

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Listen Up! Inspiring Quotes for Kids About Listening

Did you know that listening can be one of the most important things you ever do?  And that it is one of the most biggest habits of successful people. So, how good of a listener are you?     The act of listening…or not listening…can speak very loudly to those around you. Listening to your parents when they…

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African Children's Choir – Using the Power of Music to Change Lives

The African Children’s Choir is made up of children from the continent of Africa who are 7 to 10 years old.  They have incredible voices and spirit that amaze audiences everywhere they go!   And they go lots of places.  All around the world.  And not only do they travel a lot, but they perform for…

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Great Fairness Quotes for Kids

Fairness makes the world go around.  Being fair is one of the most important ingredients of being a good person It is also key to making the world a peaceful place. What does fairness mean to you?  Fairness is… Sharing and taking turns Playing fair and by the rules Being honest Compromising Caring and including others…

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35 Inspiring Quotes for Kids About Being Different and Being Yourself

As Henry David Thoreau said, “you are a marvel.”  Everyone on our planet different and special in their own way. You have unique gifts and talents.  You have a unique personality and style.  You think and feel differently than others do.  Your likes and dislikes are not exactly the same as other people.  You may…

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Michael Swaine – Stitch By Stitch His Sewing Mends Hearts and a Community

On the 15th of each month, for nearly 15 years, Michael Swaine, a college art professor in Northern California, wheels his old fashioned sewing machine into one of the toughest and poorest neighborhoods in San Francisco. Why would he ever do this you may ask?  His only purpose is to help others, many of them who are…

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'Hurricane Hazel' McCallion : 94 Year Old Former Mayor and Hockey Player Starts Her Next Adventure!

If you search the entire earth, you are likely not to find another person anything like ‘Hurricane’ Hazel McCallion.   Last year, at 93 years old, Hazel finally decided to retire as mayor of a 200,000 person Canadian city, Mississauga.  She was their mayor for 36 years and 12 terms!  As mayor, she was so popular that the last…

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Great Quotes For Kids About Humility and Being Humble

It is good to be confident in yourself and to always strive to be the best you can be.  Yet, truly successful people strive not only to be their best, but to be great in how they treat others.and celebrate their talents. For example, you may have seen an athlete who scores a touchdown, drops the ball…

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