101 Activities for Empathy and Awareness
Practical, creative and adaptable ideas that will help to foster self-awareness and empathy in children and young people.
Author 1: Sue Jennings
Practical, creative and adaptable ideas that will help to foster self-awareness and empathy in children and young people, many of whom have difficulty understanding the feelings of others, resulting in their having little awareness of their own needs and the needs of people around them. Includes ideas for changing attitudes and behaviours; Developing a sense of self & identity; Finding a voice to express needs; Possible choices & pathways for the future; Friendships & support, learning to trust others; Letting go of past hurts & moving on.
Offers clear guidelines on application and development, and a sound framework and explanation of creative and playful ways to apply these ideas. Containing a host of ideas for home, school, community and youth groups; this book will help to tackle these difficult issues in a positive and active way. There are no magic answers, but these ideas and techniques aim to empower young people to find solutions to some of their own difficulties, while providing guidance and pathways for more positive directions.