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The Kindness Machine - by Christina Dankert (Hardcover)

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  • There's a mysterious new machine in Mr. Wilson's second-grade class.
  • 4-8 Years
  • 10.0" x 8.0" Hardcover
  • 34 Pages
  • Juvenile Nonfiction, Social Topics


About the Book

Second Grade teacher Mr. Wilson's latest invention teaches his students a powerful lesson about kindness, and reveals a special secret.

Book Synopsis

There's a mysterious new machine in Mr. Wilson's second-grade class. Instead of grownups telling children to "make good choices" and "be kind," this special machine shows the students exactly what they can do to bring kindness to their classroom and into their own heart! But what happens when it's time to leave school? Mr. Wilson lets his class in on a secret that they have their very own Kindness Machine inside them to spread kindness wherever they go!

Creative and artistic 2nd grade teacher, Mr. Wilson, is able to concretely provide examples of how his students can be kind. Mr. Wilson creates The Kindness Machine which is covered in idea buttons to demonstrate kind actions. Instead of telling his students to "be kind," which is something children hear from a very early age, they learn exactly what they can do in their own lives by pressing the special buttons. There is a focus on kindness towards others but also kindness towards themselves. In the end, Mr. Wilson teaches his students that they each have their own Kindness Machine within them to help make kind decisions for others and themselves.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.0 Inches (H) x 8.0 Inches (W) x .25 Inches (D)
Weight: .77 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 34
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Social Topics
Publisher: Purple Butterfly Press
Format: Hardcover
Author: Christina Dankert
Language: English
Street Date: March 22, 2022
TCIN: 86753060
UPC: 9781955119085
Item Number (DPCI): 247-16-0169
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.25 inches length x 8 inches width x 10 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.77 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews
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Everyone needs more kindness in their lives!

5 out of 5 stars
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Dana - 2 years ago
A really great book to help teach everyone how to be more kind to ourselves and others. A very important concept that’s especially relevant now! Be kind.
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5 out of 5 stars
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cal - 2 years ago
My daughter LOVES this book! It is perfect for helping her understand the concept of kindness and to grasp what it looks like and how she can actually BE kind when we use that phrase.
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