compliments for kids

99 Compliments for Kids

Have you ever attended an All Pro Dad’s Day chapter at your kids’ school? One of the chapter activities I love is when at every meeting, the dads get a chance to tell everyone around them why they are proud of their children. Many dads have told us that this is their favorite part of the meeting because their kids light up when they learn how their dad is proud of them.

Kids love to be complimented—especially by their parents. Kids love to be complimented—especially by their parents. The things you say to your kids carry a lot of weight. So print out these 99 compliments for kids, tape them somewhere only you can see them, and share a few with your children every day. Here are 99 compliments for kids.

1. I love when you ______.

2. You’re talented.

3. You have great dreams.

4. You’re intelligent.

5. You’re interesting.

6. I’m so glad you’re mine.

7. You have great ideas.

8. You make me so proud.

9. You win me over every day.

10. You’re so special.

11. I’m so lucky to have you.

12. You’re fun.

13. You’re smart.

14. You’re beautiful.

15. You’re handsome.

16. You are such a blessing to me.

17. You’re creative.

18. You are so good at ______.

19. You’re helpful.

20. You’re inspiring.

21. You love me well.

22. You’re fantastic.

23. You’re athletic.

24. You’re artistic.

25. You color my world.

26. You encourage me.

27. You’re the light of my life.

28. You’re one of a kind.

29. You have my heart.

30. You’re delightful.

31. You’re kind.

32. I believe in you.

33. You’re so trustworthy.

34. You’re unique.

35. You’re compassionate.

36. You can do anything you put your mind to.

37. You’re incredible.

38. I admire how you _____.

39. I love your laugh.

40. You make my days sweeter.

41. You make me smile.

42. I love your smile.

43. There’s no one else like you.

44. You are a joy.

45. I love that you belong to me.

46. You’re thoughtful.

47. You are excellent.

48. You’re a great big brother/sister.

49. You’re a great little brother/sister.

50. My favorite time is time with you.

51. I value you.

52. You are worth so much to me.

53. I love when you confide in me.

54. You’re so strong.

55. You’re the best.

56. You rock.

57. We make a great team.

58. You do things with excellence.

59. Nothing will ever keep me from loving you.

60. I love being on your side.

61. You’re a great leader.

62. You make a difference.

63. You matter to me.

64. You’re so fun to play with.

65. You always make me laugh.

66. You are a great student.

67. You’re radiant.

68. You shine every day.

69. I love how you’re so truthful.

70. You brighten my life.

71. You’re amazing.

72. You’re awesome.

73. You are a wonderful part of our family.

74. You make memories sweeter.

75. You’re so respectful.

76. You have incredible insight.

77. You’re so hopeful.

78. You’re positive.

79. You love your friends well.

80. I admire how you keep promises.

81. You are such a leader at school.

82. You’re a team player.

83. I love that you never give up.

84. You set a great example.

85. You’re tremendous.

86. You impact me every day.

87. You’re so fun-loving.

88. You’re nice to others.

89. You’re outstanding.

90. You are a great son/daughter.

91. You’re so refreshing.

92. You put others first.

93. I have confidence in you.

94. I enjoy you.

95. You’re marvelous.

96. You make gray skies disappear.

97. You’re doing great things.

98. You’re unbelievable.

99. I love you.

Sound off: What other compliments for kids would you add to this list?

Huddle up with your kids and ask, “What are three positive messages you wish every person on earth could hear?”