Hero Kids is a Red Cross initiative for families, bringing to life important values like kindness, patience, humour and gratitude for little ones. We believe that all kids are hero kids!

How does it work?

Becoming a Hero Kid is easy! For only $25 per month for 6 months, you’ll receive an activity pack that is delivered straight to your door, delighting your kids—simple! Your children will learn about doing good, and your support helps to power the work of Red Cross.

Step 1

Sign up to Hero Kids for $25 every month.

Step 2

Receive your Welcome Pack, then a new pack every month for 6 months.

Step 3

Enjoy your packs as a family.

What's in each pack?

Each pack is focused around one of our four heroes and features a range of fun family activities, simple crafts that can be done at home, and stories to help your little one learn about the work of Red Cross and the importance of being kind, patient, thankful and having fun.

You’ll receive the Welcome Pack first, chock full with a Hero Kids sticker sheet, fun activity cards, Parent’s Guide and Hero Kids storybook.

Meet the Heroes


Becca, also known as, Funny Bunny! Gut-busting giggles help your hero kids make friends and become more resilient. Funny Bunny is here to show you how!


Kai, also known as, Captain Kindness! His super beam smile spreads joy wherever he goes! Captain Kindness helps hero kids discover the magical power of giving compliments and learn how to read emotions.


Genji, also known as, Gratitude Giant! This giant knows that gratitude releases the brain’s happy chemicals. Children who are great at saying ‘thank you’ are better at helping themselves and others feel better.


Pari, also known as, Patience Pal! Her calm ways show how good things come to those who wait. She can help little heroes learn how to stay calm and relaxed.

What kind of activities are they?

Easy ones! Each activity is simple to do at home, with things you already have and minimal effort for parents. Activities take as little or as much time as you like. An activity could be a Thankful Treasure Hunt sending kids searching the house or a Compliment Challenge to do with your friends and family.

Follow the below guide to know what to expect from each activity:

Fast and fun

Arts and craft



Frequently Asked Questions

Why Red Cross?

Red Cross is a movement of people – staff, volunteers, and supporters like you – who work together to help others through crisis and disasters. We work all around the world putting friendship and kindness into action.

We’re passionate about helping raise the next generation of hero kids. You’ll learn more about our work through child-friendly stories in your packs.

How does it work?

By signing up to Hero Kids, you’re supporting the work of Red Cross to bring opportunities for young people to shine, comfort in times of disaster and companionship to those facing hard times.

Who can I talk to for more information?

Our own team of heroes are standing by to answer any questions you have! Email us at contactus@redcross.org.au or chat over the phone on 1800 733 276.

Become a Hero Kid today!