The Ten Commitments for Kids

See The Ten Commitments for more details on each of these.

Altruism

I will help others in need without hoping for rewards.

Critical Thinking

I will practice good judgement by asking questions and thinking for myself.

Empathy

I will consider other people’s thoughts, feelings, and experiences.

Environmentalism

I will take care of the Earth and the life on it.

Ethical Development

I will always focus on becoming a better person.

Global Awareness

I will be a good neighbor to the people who share the Earth with me and do what I can to make the world a better place for everyone.

Humility

I will be aware of my strengths and weaknesses, and appreciate the strengths and weaknesses of others.

Peace and Social Justice

I will help people solve problems and handle disagreements in ways that are fair for everyone.

Responsibility

I will be a good person—even when no one is looking—and own the consequences of my actions.

Service and Participation

I will help my community in ways that let me get to know the people I’m helping.