All About Kindness

Explore kindness, empathy, and appropriate social behaviors in this social-emotional early literacy kit.

Request Early Literacy Kit


Age Range

3+  |  Pre-K+



  • 12 Books
    • A Little Spot Takes Action! box set by Diane Alber
      • A Little Respectful Spot: A Story About Respecting People, Places, and Things
      • A Little Safety Spot at School
      • A Little Spot of Kindness
      • A Little Spot of Honesty: A Story About Trust and Integrity
      • A Little Spot of Organization:
      • A Little Spot of Patience: A Story About How to Enjoy Waiting
      • A Little Spot of Responsibility: A Story About Making Good Choices
      • Finding Your Spot in the World: A Story About Diversity
    • Fill a Bucket: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children by Carol McCloud and Katherine Martin, M.A. (storytelling kit included)
    • Kindness is My Superpower by Alicia Ortego
    • Kindness Snippet Jar by Diane Alber
    • Snippets: A Story About Shapes by Diane Alber
  • Realia
    • Fill a Bucket Storytelling Kit (for use with Fill a Bucket: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children book)
      • Freedstanding bucket, 10 washable storytelling pieces, and activity guide
    • Friends and Neighbors Helping Game
      • 4 game boards, stop sign, helping bag, 14 tokens, parent guide, game instructions, and Friends and Neighbors booklet
    • Social-Emotional Match-Ups: Making Good Choices 
      • 20 self-correcting match-up puzzles and activity guide
    • Social Manner Cards (set of 60)
      • 30 sets of scenario cards each containing one problem behavior card and one solution card
      • Each card contains guiding questions on the back
    • Social Skills Board Games exploring morals, manners, showing emotions, friendship, empathy, and managing emotions
      • 3 double-sided boards, 24 counters, and 1 die
  • Resources Binder
    • Activity ideas
    • Empty page sleeves to add your program flyers or helpful tips to share with future users


This Early Literacy Kit was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.