17 Stories of Inspiring Kids

May 26, 2018

Quote of the Week

"Stong-willed children become adults who change the world... as long as we can hang on for the ride and resist the temptation to 'tame' the spirit out of them." -- Sarah Stogryn

Inspiring Kids Of 2017

This week we're sharing with you the incredible stories of 17 inspiring kids who are being the change they wish to see in the world! "They've created life-saving innovations, founded nonprofit organizations, and raised money for important causes all before reaching legal age. The future's looking pretty bright with these kids leading the way." We hope your children find some seeds of inspiration to follow their hearts and change the world in positive ways, courtesy of this week's featured article by Reader's Digest. [read more]

Reading Corner

Title: Kids Who Are Changing the World
By: Anne Jankeliowitch
Ages: 8-13

Why?  "Forty-five young people from around the world are doing something every day to make the world a better place. They discovered issues that concerned them and did something about it. With skills ranging from singing, drawing, and painting to fund-raising, public demonstrations, and events, they have fought climate change and pollution, and worked to protect animals and their natural habitats. This inspiring book also includes reference materials and suggestions on how readers can get involved." -- Publishers

Be the Change

Share this week's featured story and/or the book of the week with your children to plant seeds of inspiration in their hearts to be the change they wish to see. Afterwards, ask them if they have any ideas to make the world a better place.