Dr. Seuss’s You Are Kind

Dr. Seuss’s You Are Kind is a perfect book to help open the discussion with your child about being a kind and true friend to others.


Dr. Seuss’s You Are Kind is a picture book that features Horton the Elephant that captures the true qualities of a kind friend. What qualities do you find in a good friend and what does it mean to be kind? True friends listen, help fix your problems, stand up for what is right, and protect those how need it. The book continues with important text about this complex topic of friendship.

Language and Learning Tips

To encourage language and learning tips, help define and expand different vocabulary words such as priceless and unexpected and teaching the meaning of the phrase “standing up for what is right”. What does that mean?

Free Printable!

To download the free printable with discussion questions click Being Kind Printable

Do you want to read more books about being kind? Check out other children’s books such as Each Kindness and What Does It Mean To Be Kind?

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