Calvin has had the opportunity to visit two classrooms this past week, Mrs. McGraw’s 2nd Grade class at Sandhills Farm Life Elementary and Mrs. Warthen’s Kindergarten class at Aberdeen Primary. Both classes enjoyed the book and meeting Calvin. I am so excited that both teachers gave it raving reviews, saying it kept the children engaged and was a good way to get kids talking and thinking about being kind. 

Mrs. McGraw had her students write lists of kind things they could do, as a way to get their mind thinking about doing acts of kindness for others. Here are a few lists that the students wrote…


Mrs. Warthen had her students write a sentence about being kind and draw a picture to go with it. Here are what her students came up with…


Seeing so many kids be engaged in my book, and grasping the concept of paying it forward, just melts my heart. I am tearing up just writing this post!! 

I cannot wait for more classrooms to meet Calvin! And for more and more children to learn about paying it forward and showing kindness towards this around him!

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