Playdates with Purpose- For Purpose Kids

Having Fun while Doing Good: Hosting a Playdate with Purpose

There are many creative options for parents and caregivers, depending on the age and attention span of children, the season, and the amount of time you want to spend on this endeavor while still giving children free time to play.  Using the following tips to incorporate service into playdates and other family routines and planned activities (like birthday parties, milestone celebrations, family vacations and holiday traditions) will create a habit of kindness and allow kids to flex their empathy muscles as they grow.

  • Start with a story
  • Keep it simple, creative and fun
  • Make it meaningful
Misty Castaneda
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Start Small...5 Things You Can Do to Get Your Kids Excited About Giving and Volunteering Opportunities- Without Leaving the Couch!

Start Small...5 Things You Can Do to Get Your Kids Excited About Giving and Volunteering Opportunities- Without Leaving the Couch!

In our very first blog post last week we told you all about For-Purpose Kids and why it’s so important to get kids involved in giving and volunteering at a young age.  Most of us agree that our world is headed in a bit of a scary direction and that we need to do more to teach our kids about empathy and compassion to shape the kind of future we want for them. 

So now you’re ready.

Misty Castaneda
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