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11 best random acts of kindness gifts to make someone smile

Spread love and positivity with these thoughtful gift ideas


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Updated: November 4, 2022
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Giving a gift that encourages kindness or gives back is a great way to show compassion or just to let someone know they are in your thoughts and very much loved.

RELATED: 6 books about kindness everyone should read

As the famous saying goes: In a world where you can be anything, be kind!

Best Kindness-themed gifts you can buy online

kindness pencils

Be kind always pencil, £1.50, Etsy

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Keep this pencil close for a daily dose of inspiration – this is the perfect little kindness gift to show the love to friends and family. Who doesn’t need an extra pencil after all?

kindness sweatshirt

Kindness embroidered sweatshirt, £30, NotOnTheHighSt

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A super cosy jumper embroidered with the word ‘kindness’ speaks louder than words. You can change the colour of the embroidery and the sweatshirt too if you desire.

be kind book

Be Kind by Rosie Nixon, £7.79, Amazon

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This book, by HELLO! Editor Rosie Nixon, is simply the ultimate manual to help you be kinder to yourself and others. It’s packed with quotes, tips and advice from celebrities, experts and inspirational leaders, including Matt Haig, Holly Willoughby, Sarah, Duchess of York and Emma Bunton. Be Kind celebrated Kindness in all forms and demonstrated that kindness truly can change the world.

RELATED: 90 gift ideas to cheer someone up who might be going through a tough time right now

letterbox gift

Kindness letterbox gift, from £24.50, Etsy

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Treat a loved one to a box full of kindness – delivered through their letterbox, it is packed full of treats including a create your own sunshine notebook, chocolate, wax melts, beauty treats and more. And the icing on the cake is that 50p of the sale will go to a charity of your choice.

kind notebook

It's cool to be kind notebook, £6, Paperchase

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An instant mood booster, this A5 notebook spreads positivity every time you need to take notes.

kindness mug

imagine kindness mug, £22, Emma Bridgewater

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A great gift to show a tea drinker you care – this Emma Bridgewater mug is filled with kind words of hope, praising kindness, respect and inclusivity

kindness tote bag ws

Positivity Cotton tote bag, £8, White Stuff

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How perfect is this? A shopping bag that will remind you what the important things in life are every time you use it. What's more, all profits go to Home-Smart UK to support families going through challenging times.

kindness print

Kindness print, £14.35, Etsy

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“A gift that starts as a ripple and turns into a wave,” we couldn't have put it better. This print is a lovely gift.

jar of smiles

Jar of smiles, £14.99, Amazon

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A jar of smiles, how lovely. This gift is a month of inspirational and positive quotes to inspire and motivate. Is there any better way to sart the day than with a smile?

kindness advent calendar

Seven days of kindness ‘advent’ calendar, £35, NotOnTheHighStreet

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This is just like an advent calendar, except you don’t have to wait till Christmas. Seven thoughtful gifts to countdown to a birthday or a special day – or just because you think a certain someone deserves a week of treats. 

kindness candle neom

You Are Amazing candle, £55, Neom

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Always there for you. When you need it most.  Aren't they AMAZING? Whoever they are. Wherever they are. Whoever that person is to YOU. Tell them they are amazing with this delightful candle.

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