This week's theme is kindness and our featured book here on the Virtual Book Club for Kids is Hug Machine by Scott Campbell. Kindness is such an important thing for kids to be taught even more so in the world that we currently live. So this week, read, play, create, learn and have fun with our kindness week and our easy activity plan to do together.
Hug Machine by Scott Campbell Virtual Book Club for Kids Featured Book
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This week we have picked the book Hug Machine by Scott Campbell for the featured book. This endearing book about kindness and the power of a hug is a lovely read to share with your little ones.
Don't worry if you haven't got the book as always here is the book being read aloud on YouTube.
Weekly Virtual Book Club Plans
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Kindness Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers
Lets get dancing and singing with these fun rhymes and songs for our kindness week.
Try a Little Kindness
Be Kind to Everyone
Kindness Week Activity Plan
To give you a structure for the week ahead here is our easy plan for when to do activities. Although you don't have to follow it we love to split them up starting with a sensory or role play for the week. This can then be kept accessible for the rest of the week.
To see our suggested plan see the image below
Hug Machine and Kindness Week Activity Plan for Preschoolers
A fun week of easy, low prep activities for preschoolers on the theme of kindness featuring the book Hug Machine by Scott Campbell.
Make a Recycled Sensory Bin
There are lots of different ways to be kind so we are starting with being kind to the planet with our sensory bin this week.
Kindness Stones Activity
This week's letter and alphabet activity is to create some kindness stones, write out some kind words with your preschooler for them to copy onto the stones and then hide them around your neighbourhood.
Quick Daily Kindness BINGO Game for Kids
We have a game to play this week with a simple and quick Kindness Bingo Game that everyone in the family can join in.
Friendship and Kindness Activities
Let's spread some kindness with a delicious snack to make together with your preschoolers this week.
Kindness Heart Postcards
Another way to show kindness is to send some snail mail these kindness heart postcards are this week's art and craft activity and once dry together with your preschooler why not send to friends, family and even the senior home this week.
Kindness Ideas on Pinterest
If you are looking for more ideas for this week on Kindness check out and follow our Kindness Week Activity Board on Pinterest
Kindness Books for Preschoolers
Whether you wish to change the book or looking for more books to share this week here's 3 other books about Kindness for you and your preschooler to read together.
- Try a Little Kindness by Henry Cole
- ABCs of Kindness by Samantha Berger
- The Kindness Book by Todd Parr
Other Kindness Week Activity Plans from The Virtual Book Club for Kids
Check out these other Kindness Week Activity Plans from us here at The Virtual Book CLub for Kids to extend this week further
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