Empathy Activities for Kids
How do you introduce the concept of empathy to kids? From a child's early ages from preschool, to kindergarten and middle-school and beyond, we have the chance…
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OuiSi knows that appreciating someone's perspective can fuel empathy. However, our assumptions about that person can limit our curiosity to see through their eyes, especially for kids who observe adults doing this. These assumptions about others build over time. Learn what activities kids and adults can play together to (re)instill empathy in your lives.
Besides OuiSi, we share two other creative games to teach your kids empathy. These empathy activities demand perspective and creativity, and afford players an opportunity to learn about each other. Learn what this can be an antidote to on the OuiSi blog now and check out our boxed set of creatively photographed card games.
OuiSi asks: what do we see differently and how can we build empathy? What do you assume about other people's perspective? With our empathy activities for kids, we can be curious about how others see the world. Hopefully that will build empathy, empathy that fuels (re)connection. Learn how to play the game on our blog now.
OuiSi shares an empathy game asks players to make matches between photo cards based on visual connections (e.g. perhaps cards share a similar pattern, shape or color). Part of winning the empathy game means making visual matches that someone else will appreciate, not just yourself. In other words, understanding how other players see increases your chance of winning. Learn how to play on the OuiSi blog now.
OuiSi shares the phenomenon of empathy and assumptions. In general, assumptions about others build over time. Creative games can break us out of this rut, however, reminding us to stay curious and reconnect to our empathy for others. Try out the empathy games we've described in the OuiSi blog and grab a boxed set of photo cards to play.
OuiSi shares a quote by Brené Brown, "empathy fuels connection." In turn, appreciating someone's perspective can fuel empathy. However, our assumptions about that person can limit our curiosity to see through their eyes. Encourage empathy with these activities we've shared on our OuiSi blog now and grab a set of our creative photo cards now.