School age children are learning to recover from disappointment and to respond flexibly to changing circumstances. They are becoming more aware of their abilities and compare themselves to others. Children have varying temperaments and varying tolerances for frustration.
The 2×10 strategy can be used in conjunction with the Conversation Starters tip sheet. Download both tip sheets below by clicking on the images.
Purpose: In order for children to develop empathy, they need to experience being empathized with.
What is Empathy?
It is being able to understand and respect another person’s experience. Empathy allows us to put ourselves in the other person’s shoes and understand their point of view.