Ways to Show Kids you Care

I found these tips in a cool book my husband who is a teacher brought home. So, I would like to share them with you.

These tips are awesome not only for teachers but also, to parents and family members who interact with children.

Ways to show Kids You Care

  • Acknowledge them.
  • Learn their names.
  • Ask them about themselves.
  • Listen to them.
  • Play with hem.
  • Read aloud together.
  • Tell them their feelings are ok.
  • Set boundaries that keep them safe.
  • Be honest.
  • Notice when they’re absent.
  • Give them space when they need it.
  • Discuss their dreams and nightmares.
  • Answer their questions.
  • Apologize when you’ve done something wrong.
  • Keep the promises you make.
  • Display their artwork in your home.
  • Be consistent.
  • Tell them how proud you are of them.
  • Ask them to help you.
  • Applaud their successes.
  • Let them make mistakes.
  • Help them learn something new.
  • Accept them as they are.
  • Become their advocate.
  • Trust them.
  • Give them lots of compliments.
  • Give them your undivided attention.
  • Ask for their opinion.
  • Let them tell you how they feel.
  • Tell them what you expect of them.
  • Laugh at their jokes.
  • Listen to their favorite music with them.
  • Catch them doing something right.
  • Tell them how much you like being with them.
  • Be silly together.
  • Encourage them to help others.
  • Tackle new tasks together.
  • Encourage them to think big.
  • Help them learn from their mistakes.
  • Point out what you like about them.
  • Love them, no matter what.
  • Empower them to help themselves.
  • Introduce them to people of excellence.
  • Share their excitement.
  • Learn what they have to teach.
  • Be flexible.


I hope these words were helpful!