January Topic of the Month: Sense of Self and Empathy
How do we guide children to celebrate our individual differences and practice care and concern for others?
Supporting Sense of Self and Empathy
In two 15-minute webinars, educational coaches Stephanie Adams and Caitlin Powell present different strategies to foster children’s growing sense of self, as well as their ability to care for and take the perspective of others.
PERSPECTIVE-TAKING THROUGH BOOKS
Building Your Classroom Bookshelf
Through books, young children can gain a window into the world and minds of others. Learn how we can use books to help young children engage in perspective-taking, celebrate who they are, and build empathy towards others. We feature many great books to start with!
FOSTERING CARE, KINDNESS, AND SENSE OF SELF
Resources and Activities
View our selection of free and readily available resources, all focused on the topic of sense of self and empathy. We feature wonderful resources you can share with families, as well as a range of simple, quick games you can use in any setting.