Middos Contest for Schools

Give your students the chance to win a prize in our monthly school raffle!

Every class gets to choose which middah they want to focus on each month.

All students who do their class’s challenge for at least 5 days during the month will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win a prize!

To read more detailed instructions, click here.

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Sign up for updates to hear about when the contest will start for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The student who wins our monthly raffle will get to choose from one of the prizes below.

Prize options

Click on the Prize Sheet above to print a poster to show your class.

Suggested Middos Challenges

ANGER
Pick one person in your life who you usually get angry at (mother, brother, sister, etc.) and pick 2 hours each day when you will make sure not to yell at them.

AYIN TOVA:
Keep a piece of paper or notebook and write down something good you see in another person every day – a nice character trait or something nice they did.

CHESSED:
Every day, do an act of chessed to help another person.
Every day, do a hidden act of chessed.
Every day, before helping another person, say or whisper to yourself: “I am doing this chessed because Hashem does chessed.”

EMES:
For the whole day, make sure not to say anything that is untrue, inaccurate, or exaggerated.

HAKARAS HATOV:
Every day, say “Thank you” to someone who helped you.
Every day, say “Thank you Hashem for ____” out loud.

HUMILITY:
Every day, compliment another person (to show that you realize everyone is great in a their own way).

KABBALAS OL MALCHUS SHAMAYIM:
Before doing a mitzvah, say: “I am doing this mitzvah because I recognize that Hashem is my King.”

LASHON NAKI (CLEAN SPEECH):
For the whole day, don’t say any words that are not refined.

SHMIRAS HALASHON:
Pick 1 hour every day to be extra careful not to speak lashon hara.

SIMCHA:
Every day, tell another person something that you feel happy about (ex. “I am so happy that it’s not raining today!”).

Every day, smile while you are doing a mitzvah (ex. while washing netilas yadayim).

Before doing a mitzvah, say, “I am so happy to do this mitzvah because it will help me earn reward in Olam Haba.”

SINAS CHINAM:
Every day, smile at another person.

TAIVAH (DESIRE):
Once a day, while eating something, leave over just a bit of food on your plate.

TEFILLAH:
Every day, ask Hashem to help you with something, in your own words.

ZEHIRUS:
Every day, be careful to do a mitzvah properly (ex. washing netilas yadayim properly, saying a brachah clearly, etc.)

ZRIZUS:
Every day, do a mitzvah with Zrizus (ex. if your mother asks for help – do it right away).

For more ideas, feel free to contact us.

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