Click to order now!The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects
Are you looking for ways to connect kids with inspiring, high-quality community service projects? Do you want fresh ideas and suggestions for how to get kids involved in service learning? Then this edition of Barbara Lewis’s classic youth service guide is for you.
The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects (Updated 2nd Edition) contains hundreds of up-to-date service projects and ideas presented in an engaging, kid-friendly format. This guide has something for everyone who wants to make a difference. Features and benefits include:
- Over 500 service learning project ideas, from simple to large scale
- The “Ten Steps to Successful Service Projects”
- New sections on Internet use and school service learning requirements
- Step-by-step instructions for creating flyers, petitions, press releases, and more
The book’s 14 thematic chapters cover topics commonly selected for community service projects:
- Community Development
- Crime Fighting
- The Environment
- Health & Wellness
- People with Special Needs
- Politics & Government
Each chapter includes important facts and statistics related to each topic, a host of diverse service project ideas, and listings of service organization contact information.
With the current increased focus on community service, this book is sure to motivate an audience of eager young change-makers. National award-winning author Barbara Lewis provides the ideas, tips, resources, and information kids need to get out there and make a difference today!
Reviews are In!
“Outlines numerous community activities that children can initiate. . . . Use this book before a brainstorming session to get your students’ ideas flowing.”—Curriculum Connections
“It was a delight to read a book that exemplified its message both in the content and in the book publishing practices.”—The Green Mama
Praise for the First Edition:
“A gold mine for kids who want to make a difference.” —NEA Today
“An outstanding choice.” —School Library Journal
“Indispensable for students and their teachers. The quality and breadth of service ideas are remarkable.” —The Children’s Book Council
“A good, not-too-preachy idea book for kids with a social conscience.”—USA Today
160 pages, Softcover, Grades 4+