Winter is a great time for children to think about Citizenship. Giving back to your community has long been a requirement of our belt testing, and we are constantly looking for ways to give back to those who are supporting us. This winter, think of what communities you belong in: School / Work / Church / Martial Arts. And look for what you can do to support the individuals and groups that support you! Beautify your church gardens, clean your neighbourhood, streams / rivers, give back to the elderly and of course, your community. Smile! Smiling is Easy and Contagious!! Make someone’s day and get Random.

  • Give someone a compliment at least once every day
  • Invite someone new for a playdate
  • Ask an elderly person in your neighbourhood if you could pick up something from the store
  • Surprise your mom or dad with a packed lunch, also with a note / drawing!
  • Say “thank you” to someone who makes a difference. . . Send a card to people who dedicate their lives to helping us –police officers, nurses and teachers to name a few.
  • Send cards / treat to lonely seniors at an old age home.
  • Take a cute photo of someone you love, print and mail it to them. – not email
  • Going to a new school can be really scary so be friendly to the new students in your class or grade.
  • When people are gossiping about someone, be the person to chime in with something nice.
  • Donate your unwanted toys and books to the children in need.