Red Nose Day in School

Building empathy and kindness every day.

Red Nose Day in School is a free educational program designed to teach young students about the impacts of poverty on children, foster empathy building, and celebrate acts of kindness in the classroom and beyond.

This year-round program includes lesson plans, routines and videos to help students practice core reading and writing skills while also helping them realize their power to make a difference for others.

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Fundraise in Schools

Each spring, students across the country join together in their classrooms, schools, and communities to spread much-needed joy and raise life-changing cash to support children living in poverty.

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Lesson Plans

Red Nose Day in School provides free supplemental lesson plans and routines designed to build classroom community, help students strengthen their SEL skills, and realize their power to help others.

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Join the Community Builders Challenge, a NEW hands-on SEL learning experience that combines creativity and compassion to inspire students across the country to build a better world.

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Our videos help students understand the different issues children in poverty face, both in the United States and around the world. They also educate students about the types of programs Red Nose Day funds that help meet both the short and long-term needs of these children, ensuring that they're safe, healthy, educated, and empowered.

Check out 10+ videos on YouTube.

Please note, some of these videos may feature sensitive content for certain age groups. We encourage you to review them before you share with your students.