How Others Feel
Murray learns about an important part of kindness: empathy.
As adults, we encourage children to be kind and polite. Words and phrases such as “please,” “thank you,” and “I’m sorry” are a big part of kindness and politeness, but there’s another important piece that can get overlooked: empathy (understanding and caring about how someone else is feeling).
Watch the video together and notice how Murray learns the concept in his own way. At the end, join Murray and his human friend in celebrating empathy…with a happy dance!
After a violent event, we feel empathy for those who are hurting. Explain that expressing empathy helps others feel a little better. Depending on circumstances, you might send cards or online messages to the affected community.
Abby's Broken Wand
A storybook featuring strategies to help children cope with big feelings.
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Senior Vice President of Curriculum and Content, Rosemarie Truglio, PhD, examines bullying as it affects young children, and shares ways to handle—and prevent—it.
Building a Connected Community
Take a course on ways to help children and families get ready for school and life--together!
In this webinar, you’ll learn how you can use our “Little Neighbors” initiative to help children and their families discover their power to make their communities—and the world—a happier, healthier, safer place for everyone.
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Roads to Resilience
The course Roads to Resilience highlights some of the best assets from topics across SesameWorkshop.org with customized approaches, tips and tricks on using these resources in your work with caregivers and their children.