A simple but sincere compliment has the power to lifts the moods and well-being of those receiving and giving them. It has the ability to turn someone's bad day around and help them appreciate the good that is around them. Giving compliments also strengthen bonds between friends, families and classmates. Best of all, it doesn't cost a thing!

This creative printable activity helps to encourage our kids to think about others and perform acts of kindness.

Let's give free compliments!

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing and colour pencils

In this activity, your child will learn to think about others and express their gratitude by performing the act of kindness: giving compliments. They will work on a printable sheet with multiple free compliments which can make others happy.

It will help your child or student:

  • Develop a stronger and clearer sense of gratefulness and to think of others by giving free compliments to those around them.
  • Move away from the feeling of entitlement and envy and work towards being a more thankful (and happier) person.

Let's start!

Classroom Resources

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about the power of giving compliments to others. Here's a video about the importance of giving and receiving compliments:

Here's a short video about how a teacher transformed the attitude of his class by introducing a culture of compliments:

  • Get started on the printable worksheets!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 2 printable creative design worksheets for your child or student to design, decorate and colour their own "Take a Free Compliment" poster. Challenge them to think about compliments that they think will make their family or classmates happy and write them down in the second sheet.

Post up the poster in your classroom or home once it is completed. Remember to cut along the dotted lines to allow for the "free compliments" to be removed easily by people passing by.

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