Sight Word Flash Cards

Classic Kynd Kit

Gratitude Practice

Let's start by taking a moment to practice gratitude.
  • What is something you’ve learned recently that you are grateful for?

  • Who was your favorite teacher or mentor growing up and why?

The Recipient

Create bright, fun, sight word flashcards for first-grade students, at under-resourced schools, who are behind on their reading level.
We have partnered with TutorMate, a national, virtual reading tutoring company to design the sight word flashcards. The sight word flashcards will be delivered to under-resourced elementary schools in need around the country.

The Reason

A first-grader has a small reading gap, and reaching them early is proven to be the most effective way to improve their reading. First-grade classes can use these kits to help their literacy performance.

Unpack the Box

  • Take everything out of the box.
  • Lay everything out so you can find what you need to build the kit.

Create Your Kynd Code

*We are currently transitioning out of this step. If your kit has a reference to a Kynd Code, please disregard.

Register Your Kit to Follow It's Journey

1. Locate the QR Code serial number on your Kynd Kit
  • If you have a classic kit, it will be located on the plastic bag inside the kit
  • If you have Plus or Max kit, it will be located on the inside of the box. 
2. Go to kit registration page 
  • If you are using your phone, open your camera and scan the QR code
  • If you are using your computer, click this link below and enter the serial number listed below the QR code
    • Code starts with KK 
Click here to go to kit registration page
3. Register your kit
  • Fill out the requested fields 
  • By providing this information, you will be notified when your kit is returned to Project Helping and when it is distributed to those in need 

*We will not use your information for anything besides notifying you of your Kynd Kit progress. 

4. When you have completed registering your kit, please return to this page to continue building your kit. 
5. Please ensure you include your QR serial code when returning your kit so we can scan it when we receive it.
6. You can visit at any time to check the status of your Kynd Kit. 

Find the Kynd Card

This is for you to spread extra kyndness to someone in your own life.  Consider writing a note to a friend, loved one, or colleague that you are grateful for.  Address the note and send it in the mail or give it to someone in person.

DO NOT include this in the finished kit.

Completed Kynd Kits go all over the world. As you customize your kit, please refrain from using any religion or political content.

Write a Note to the Recipient

1. Find the following items:
  • Blank card and matching envelope
  • Stickers
  • Crayons
2. Write your letter and decorate the card.
  • Use the enclosed crayons, stickers, and pen to decorate the card.
    • Express your encouragement and include a hopeful message.
    • Decorate the front and the inside of the card.
      • Helpful Tips:
        • Do not include a date or year on the letter.
        • Avoid politics completely and religion in excess.
        • Use appropriate humor 

* Can’t think of what to write, draw a picture!

3. Put the completed card in the envelope you decorated. 
  • Include the Kynd Code sheet with the card.
  • Please DO NOT lick the envelope shut.

Decorate the Canvas Bag

1. Find the following items:
  • Canvas bag
  • Markers
  • 2. Decorate the canvas bag.
    • Use the permanent markers to decorate the canvas bag.
      • Make the bag fun and colorful.
        * Can’t think of what to write, draw a picture!

*Helpful tip: Place a piece of paper in the bag before decorating to prevent the marker from bleeding through.

Make Sight Word Flashcards

1. Find the following items:
  • Index Cards
  • List of Sight Words (In your kit, or available below)
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Stickers
  • Pen
2. How to:
  • Make one flashcard for each word on the list of sight words
  • Write one sight word per index card provided
  • Use large, legible letters.
  • Decorate the cards with colors, pictures, or stickers that represent the word on the card!
  • Make sure the words are legible.
  • Do not use cursive.
  • Decorate the cards so that they are engaging.
  • Do not use any words that are not provided in the “sight words” list.
  • Underline portions of words on the flashcards if they are underlined on the “sight words” list.

Surprise Kyndness

1. Find the following items:
  • Journal
  • Enclosed materials such as markers, stickers, etc.
2. Surprise Kyndness
  • Decorate the outside of the journal with a picture or uplifting message.
  • Use random pages in the journal to write short uplifting messages, draw small colorful images, or create fun writing prompts for the recipient.

Feed the Monster

You will be making a monster out of the bag for the child to play the “feed the monster” game while practicing their sight words. Each time the child gets the sight word correct, they can feed the monster the sight word flashcard.

1. Find the following items:
  • Brown paper bag
  • Enclosed materials such as markers, stickers, etc.
2. Create your monster
  • Open the brown paper bag. Use a pair of scissors to cut a fun-shaped mouth in one side of the bag (make sure it’s large enough for an index card to fit through so the monster can “eat”).
  • Use the included markers to decorate the bag like an animal or monster.
  • On the back of the bag, write out instructions so the child will know how to play the “feed the monster” game. Ex. “Every time you get a sight word correct, you can feed the monster by putting the card in the bag through the monster’s mouth”

Pack the Kit

  • Stack the flashcards and wrap them with the included rubber band
  • Pack all of the materials into the decorated canvas bag and put it back into the original box.
  • Make sure the Kynd Code is included.
  • Please only include items that are UNOPENED and UNUSED
  • Add any optional items you would like.
  • Another set of flashcards if you have materials available.
  • Activities for the children.

Items not to include:

  • Perishable items
  • Sharp objects
  • Nut food products
  • Religious or political items

Delivery Options

  • Reach out to a local elementary school or tutoring program to distribute your complete kit. 


  • Return your completed kit to Project Helping to be distributed.
    To get a return label, click HERE.

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  • If your company offers a Dollars for Doers program, you can submit the time you spent building your Kynd Kit to benefit Project Helping. 

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