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Make & share random acts of kindness : simple crafts and recipes to give and spread joy / Mique Provost ; photography by Alyssa Bazar.

By: Provost, Mique [author.].
Contributor(s): Bazar, Alyssa [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781624141928.Other title: Make and share random acts of kindness.Subject(s): Kindness | HandicraftDDC classification: 745.5
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: How To Use This Book -- Story: The Jacket Off His Back -- Traditional Small & Simple Acts That Make All the Difference -- Letters for Troops -- Handmade Toys for an Animal Shelter -- Heartfelt Heart Attack -- Blessing Bags for the Homeless -- Car Wash for a Neighbor -- Colorful Pom-Pom Blooms -- Muffins for Firemen & Police Officers -- Story: We Will Never Forget -- Tips for Teaching Kids to Be Kind -- Family Kindness Jar -- Bears for Orphanages -- Family Service Scavenger Hunt -- Neighbor Meal -- Love Notes -- Fun Mail -- Story: Checkout Line -- Gift Cards on the Go -- Coloring Books for the Emergency Room -- Play Dough for Preschool -- Favorite Cookies for a Favorite Teacher -- Rainbow Box for Hospital Patients -- How to Be Encouraging in Times of Trial -- Dinner for a Family in Need -- Just Because Plate -- Story: Pay It Forward -- Kindness Rocks -- Random Act of Kindess Date -- Fishtail Friendship Bracelets for the Hospital --
Contents note continued: DIY No-Slip Socks -- Hospitality Bags -- Race-Day Signs -- Thank-You Notes -- Busy Bags for Little Ones -- Story: Makeup Counter Treat -- Encouraging Kindness in the Special-Needs Community -- Weighted Bags for Special Day Class -- Hugs & Kisses -- Bookmarks for the Library -- Ding Dong Donuts -- Cream Puffs for Community Helpers -- Flags for Veterans -- Story: Birthday Kindness -- Birthday Random Acts of Kindness -- Games at an Elderly Facility -- Little Free Library -- Encouraging Sidewalk Art -- Lunch Box Notes -- Zucchini Chocolate Bread -- Story: Pocket Full of Kindness -- Fruit Dip for Coworkers -- Inspirational Quotes -- Lemonade Stand With a Twist -- Mini First Aid Kit -- Share the Bounty -- Story: Passing on the Tradition -- Conclusion.
Summary: The Random Acts of Kindness movement started in the 1980s. It is attributed to Anne Herbert, a peace activist who wrote a challenge on a restaurant place mat: Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty. Today the movement has spread around the world. Make & Share Random Acts of Kindness is a unique compilation of step-by-step projects and quick & easy ideas for practicing acts of kindness in your life through cooking and crafting. Some ideas include decorating a reusable plate and using it to share homemade sweets with a stranger or neighbor, or putting together Blessing Bags with uplifting message cards to give out to those in need.Mique Provost is the founder of the immensely popular craft and cooking blog Thirty Handmade Days. She first started doing Random Acts of Kindness in honor of her oldest son who has autism, and she received an overwhelming response when she encouraged her readers to join her. In this book, she gives readers completely new crafts, recipes and projects, complete with her popular design templates. Readers young and old will love these inspiring ideas to spread joy and help make the world a kinder place.
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The Random Acts of Kindness movement started in the 1980s. It is attributed to Anne Herbert, a peace activist who wrote a challenge on a restaurant place mat: "Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty." Today the movement has spread around the world.Make & Share Random Acts of Kindness is a unique compilation of step-by-step projects and quick & easy ideas for practicing acts of kindness in your life through cooking and crafting. Some ideas include decorating a reusable plate and using it to share homemade sweets with a stranger or neighbor, or putting together "Blessing Bags" with uplifting message cards to give out to those in need.Mique Provost is the founder of the immensely popular craft and cooking blog Thirty Handmade Days. She first started doing Random Acts of Kindness in honor of her oldest son who has autism, and she received an overwhelming response when she encouraged her readers to join her. In this book, she gives readers completely new crafts, recipes and projects, complete with her popular design templates. Readers young and old will love these inspiring ideas to spread joy and help make the world a kinder place.

Includes index.

Machine generated contents note: How To Use This Book -- Story: The Jacket Off His Back -- Traditional Small & Simple Acts That Make All the Difference -- Letters for Troops -- Handmade Toys for an Animal Shelter -- Heartfelt Heart Attack -- Blessing Bags for the Homeless -- Car Wash for a Neighbor -- Colorful Pom-Pom Blooms -- Muffins for Firemen & Police Officers -- Story: We Will Never Forget -- Tips for Teaching Kids to Be Kind -- Family Kindness Jar -- Bears for Orphanages -- Family Service Scavenger Hunt -- Neighbor Meal -- Love Notes -- Fun Mail -- Story: Checkout Line -- Gift Cards on the Go -- Coloring Books for the Emergency Room -- Play Dough for Preschool -- Favorite Cookies for a Favorite Teacher -- Rainbow Box for Hospital Patients -- How to Be Encouraging in Times of Trial -- Dinner for a Family in Need -- Just Because Plate -- Story: Pay It Forward -- Kindness Rocks -- Random Act of Kindess Date -- Fishtail Friendship Bracelets for the Hospital --

Contents note continued: DIY No-Slip Socks -- Hospitality Bags -- Race-Day Signs -- Thank-You Notes -- Busy Bags for Little Ones -- Story: Makeup Counter Treat -- Encouraging Kindness in the Special-Needs Community -- Weighted Bags for Special Day Class -- Hugs & Kisses -- Bookmarks for the Library -- Ding Dong Donuts -- Cream Puffs for Community Helpers -- Flags for Veterans -- Story: Birthday Kindness -- Birthday Random Acts of Kindness -- Games at an Elderly Facility -- Little Free Library -- Encouraging Sidewalk Art -- Lunch Box Notes -- Zucchini Chocolate Bread -- Story: Pocket Full of Kindness -- Fruit Dip for Coworkers -- Inspirational Quotes -- Lemonade Stand With a Twist -- Mini First Aid Kit -- Share the Bounty -- Story: Passing on the Tradition -- Conclusion.

The Random Acts of Kindness movement started in the 1980s. It is attributed to Anne Herbert, a peace activist who wrote a challenge on a restaurant place mat: Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty. Today the movement has spread around the world. Make & Share Random Acts of Kindness is a unique compilation of step-by-step projects and quick & easy ideas for practicing acts of kindness in your life through cooking and crafting. Some ideas include decorating a reusable plate and using it to share homemade sweets with a stranger or neighbor, or putting together Blessing Bags with uplifting message cards to give out to those in need.Mique Provost is the founder of the immensely popular craft and cooking blog Thirty Handmade Days. She first started doing Random Acts of Kindness in honor of her oldest son who has autism, and she received an overwhelming response when she encouraged her readers to join her. In this book, she gives readers completely new crafts, recipes and projects, complete with her popular design templates. Readers young and old will love these inspiring ideas to spread joy and help make the world a kinder place.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 8)
  • How to Use this Book (p. 9)
  • Story The Jacket Off His Back (p. 12)
  • Traditional Small & Simple Acts That Make All the Difference (p. 13)
  • Letters for Troops (p. 14)
  • Handmade Toys for an Animal Shelter (p. 17)
  • Heartfelt Heart Attack (p. 18)
  • Blessing Bags for the Homeless (p. 21)
  • Car Wash for a Neighbor (p. 22)
  • Colorful Pom-Pom Blooms (p. 25)
  • Muffins for Firemen & Police Officers (p. 26)
  • Story We Will Never Forget (p. 28)
  • Tips for Teaching Kids to Be Kind (p. 29)
  • Family Kindness Jar (p. 31)
  • Bears for Orphanages (p. 32)
  • Family Service Scavenger Hunt (p. 35)
  • Neighbor Meal (p. 36)
  • Love Notes (p. 39)
  • Fun Mail (p. 40)
  • Story Checkout Line (p. 43)
  • Gift Cards on the Go (p. 45)
  • Coloring Books for the Emergency Room (p. 46)
  • Play Dough for Preschool (p. 49)
  • Favorite Cookies for a Favorite Teacher (p. 50)
  • Rainbow Box for Hospital Patients (p. 53)
  • How to Be Encouraging in Times of Trial (p. 54)
  • Dinner for a Family in Need (p. 56)
  • Just Because Plate (p. 59)
  • Story Pay It Forward (p. 60)
  • Kindness Rocks (p. 62)
  • Random Act of Kindess Date (p. 65)
  • Fishtail Friendship Bracelets for the Hospital (p. 66)
  • DIY No-Slip Socks (p. 69)
  • Hospitality Bags (p. 70)
  • Race-Day Signs (p. 73)
  • Thank-You Notes (p. 74)
  • Busy Bags for Little Ones (p. 77)
  • Story Makeup Counter Treat (p. 79)
  • Encouraging Kindness in the Special-Needs Community (p. 80)
  • Weighted Bags for Special Day Class (p. 82)
  • Hugs & Kisses (p. 85)
  • Bookmarks for the Library (p. 86)
  • Ding Dong Donuts (p. 89)
  • Cream Puffs for Community Helpers (p. 90)
  • Flags for Veterans (p. 93)
  • Story Birthday Kindness (p. 95)
  • Birthday Random Acts of Kindness (p. 96)
  • Games at an Elderly Facility (p. 99)
  • Little Free Library (p. 100)
  • Encouraging Sidewalk Art (p. 103)
  • Lunch Box Notes (p. 104)
  • Zucchini Chocolate Bread (p. 107)
  • Story Pocket Full of Kindness (p. 109)
  • Fruit Dip for Coworkers (p. 110)
  • Inspirational Quotes (p. 113)
  • Lemonade Stand with a Twist (p. 114)
  • Mini First Aid Kit (p. 117)
  • Share the Bounty (p. 118)
  • Story Passing on the Tradition (p. 120)
  • Conclusion (p. 121)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 122)
  • About the Author (p. 123)
  • Index (p. 124)
  • Tear-Out Designs (p. 128)

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