Resources on Service:
Key: Level 1: Pre K – 4th
Level 2: 5th – 12thOut
"The Princess Who Wanted to Be Beautiful" Fable: The Princess Who Wanted to Be Beautiful, p 365-66, Moral Compass
“Honest Abe” p 46-49, Children’s Book of Virtues, William Bennett
How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham K - Grade 2
"Each Kindness" by Jacqueline Woodson 7:26 min. Each little thing we do goes out, like a ripple into the world.
Level 1 , 2
"A Helping Hand" ”by Ray Hansell
"At Set of Sun" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"Let Me Be A Giver" by Mary Carolyn Davies
Poetry: "He Who Serves"by Edgar Guest
"The Two Gifts" Retold by Lilian Gask, Moral Compass, William Bennett,
Restoring Faith in Humanity - helping others in need YouTube video 3:56 min.
Level 1, 2
Real Life Service Stories:
http://www.makeadifferenceday.com/ - This site offers resources to plan a volunteer project. It also has examples of projects other youth have participated in and a database that may be searched for possibilities in your area.
http://www.makeadifferenceday.com/about/resources/ This link provides multiple resources to begin.
Google - Youth Service America - This is a website for introducing service projects for youth; has ideas, how to start, a pledge, and a way to share the project online.