Resources for
Kids & Teens

We’ve curated age-appropriate content for youth ages 3-18, including videos, printable activities, games, giving project ideas, and interactive apps.


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GivingTuesdaySpark Youth Participation Guide


This guide can help young people plan and implement Giving Projects related to any cause area. It covers everything from brainstorming to community outreach.


Kids Are Philanthropists, Too!

The Giving Square

This podcast, hosted by the founder of The Giving Square, puts children’s perspectives in the spotlight. Together, kids and adults discuss a variety of social issues and ways that we can help others.


Connecting Skills and Interests to Community Needs

Learning to Give

Use your interests and talents to help your community. This video and discussion guide will show you how to connect your passions with community needs.


Did you know? Water and Sanitation Facts

Paper for Water

How many people don’t have access to clean water? What are the impacts of not having access to clean water and plumbing? This resource provides quick facts about water usage, need, and conservation.

Project Guides

Lead a fundraiser or book drive

Reading Partners

Want to support early childhood literacy? Collect books or fundraise for Reading Partners! This link offers a step-by-step guide, tips, and printable posters to help your book drive be a success.

Project Guides

The Family Tookit

Roots & Shoots: An Initiative of the Jane Goodall Institute

Get inspired and give together as a family! This toolkit will walk you through the entire Giving Project process form identifying an issue that you feel inspired to solve to celebrating your hard work.


Give Your Favorite Book to a Stranger

Share the joy of a beloved book with a stranger by giving it away, accompanied by a brief note explaining why the book holds special meaning to you.

Project Guides

Sew a Pillowcase

Ryan’s Case for Smiles

Help brighten the day of kids experiencing serious illnesses by making and donating colorful pillowcases.


Wish families a Happy Thanksgiving

Feeding America

Using your voice can be a great way to express support and create a sense of community. This online portal allows you to write a Thanksgiving message to someone visiting a food bank.


Inspiring Youth-Led Activations to Watch this GivingTuesday


Get inspired with this list of Giving Stories! Learn how young people are activating their communities to make meaningful change.