Northeast Ohio third graders paint kindness rocks

Kicking off the New Year with kindness

Students from the class visit The Popcorn Shop, where the kindness pledges are on display for the community to view.

Third graders at a school in Cleveland, Ohio kicked off the near year by writing kindness pledges and painting kindness rocks. Their pledges highlighted ways the students vowed to be kind to our planet and ways to be kind in their community, at school and at home. Their kindness pledges were displayed at The Popcorn Shop in Chagrin Falls for the community to enjoy. Chagrin Valley Today shared with their readers more about the school’s project.

The class also painted kindness rocks to sprinkle throughout Northeast Ohio (and, beyond). Their painted rocks included encouraging words and reminders to “be kind!” They added IDs from to able to see on a map where their rocks travel and make others smile.

The collection of kindness rocks painted by a third grade class at a school in Northeast Ohio

Welcome new members!

This week’s new GoRock members are from all over the world –  🇺🇸 the United States (Oregon, Virginia, Florida, New York, Ohio, Nevada and California), 🇦🇺 Australia and 🇬🇧 the UK. We are enjoying the rock creations you’ve added to and can’t wait to see where they will travel!

Rock spotlight

If you ever needed another reminder for why we paint rocks and set them out for others to find, read these messages from the ones who have found our rocks.

“The moment I found this rock was so special to me. It spoke so loud!”

Last found: Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA

See this rock’s full journey

“This is my very first Rock!”

Last found: Chinchilla QLD, Australia

See this rock’s full journey

“I was quite surprised to have found this rock just lying there. Gave me an idea on rediscovering my passion for art and understanding what it’s about.” – rock finder

Rock found in
Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Belize

As we do every Friday, we’re featuring rocks from our GoRock members. Be inspired and paint some of your own rocks!

Once again, we have so many new rocks that have been painted and added to – too many to individually feature here. But, here are some of our favorites! (See them all here).

Nice work painters! Smile knowing your rocks are out there unexpectedly brightening someone else’s day.

Is less screen time for the kids on your list of New Year’s resolutions?

We have ideas that are not only fun, but where kids can learn through play.

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