Glitter and Kindness
Grades: 6 - 8

Video Description: New June 2022! What’s the relationship between glitter and kindness? Watch this video and find out.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Character-121**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • As part of your character education curriculum, use the video in conjunction with a journal prompt or conversation starter question asking students to share examples of both the negative and positive “glitter effect” described in the video. Have they been guilty of negative acts? Have they created a positive “glitter effect?”
  • Use the video as inspiration for student created videos highlighting how the “glitter of kindness” has been spread in your school or community. Have a video or two you’d like us to consider publishing on our website? Email us at

For more exploration of the importance of kindness, check out the full program this segment is edited from: The Importance of Kindness (Middle School Program).

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.