School is on the horizon, and while we’re thinking about what our kids will be studying, it’s also a great time to think about life lessons that are taught outside the classroom.
Derek – which is Netflix original series – this month we’re focusing on kindness. Derek’s mantra of acceptance, no matter age or ability, inspired our list of titles which are a great resource to remind your kids about how to see the good in everyone. Because in the end, teaching the values of kindness and acceptance are just as important as any academic learnings.
12 Netflix Titles to Promote Kindness and Acceptance
For your big ones:
And your little ones:
Want even more titles about kindness and acceptance? Our friends at Common Sense Media have shared a list of TV and movie titles that teach empathy – check out the list here.
Kindness Punch Box
Inspire your kids to do good by turning random acts of kindness into a fun game. With our Kindness Punch Box, your kids can break through each tissue-papered hole to reveal a kindness challenge, like smiling at everyone you meet or making a sweet treat to share with your neighbors. Click here to learn how make your own.
Salted Caramel Monkey Bread
If you know Derek, you know that he loves many things and finds kindness in each and every one of them. In the spirit of celebrating some of those favorite things, we’re making Monkey Bread this month. Not only is this delicious treat named after one of Derek’s “favoritest animals,” but it’s also perfect to share with family and friends. Click here to learn how to make your own.
Disclosure: I am a member of Netflix’s Stream Team. I was supplied with a year’s subscription to the streaming service and an Apple TV in exchange for being on the Stream Team. All opinions are my own. Photos and courtesy of Netflix, Kelly Ladd Sanchez and Andrea Lynn and are used with permission.