Welcome to Red Nose Day in School

Providing resources to help students understand the issue of child poverty, develop empathy, and inspire them to create positive change — one nose at a time.

Red Nose Day will be returning in 2019, but you can start now with this flexible program. Inspire your students to be Everyday Heroes in their class and community, and bring empathy into the classroom all year long. Join us for learning, fun and action!

2018/19 Classroom Resources

Meaningful techniques to energize your students and refresh your routines all year.

Developed in collaboration with:


 Appropriate for grades 2 - 5


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  • Your Everyday Heroes kit includes:

    • Classroom routines to build empathy

    • Lessons to foster perspective-taking, writing, speaking, and listening skills

    • Calendar to help incorporate empathy & action throughout the year

    • Nomination form & award certificate for the Everyday Hero of the Week activity


  • Everyday Heroes Classroom Poster

    • Used with Everyday Hero of the Week classroom activity

    • Each week students nominate their classmates as an Everyday Hero

    • Downloadable & printable

    • Recommended size: 11" x 17" or larger


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  • Stories of Children We've Helped

    Six stories of children from around the world who are helped by Red Nose Day. Your students will learn about the different ways poverty affects children, and how Red Nose Day makes a difference.



  • Videos to Inspire Empathy & Action

    Join Paul Rudd, Julia Roberts, Ludacris, "Real Kid Heroes" and more as we explore poverty in the United States and around the world. 



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Grinch for Good

  • Looking for ways to give back to your community this season?

    Organizing a food drive is a simple, impactful way to make a difference! Red Nose Day is partnering with #GrinchforGood to support Feeding America and local food banks across the country. #GrinchforGood makes it easy and fun for your students to grow their hearts by three sizes.

    Click here for your free classroom kit