Tag: empathy

A 2nd Honeymoon – 5th Graders Right a 60 Year Old Civil Wrong!

Courtesy of NJ.com

Fifth graders at Bear Tavern Elementary school in Hopewell Township, New Jersey learned about a true story that didn’t end right. So they decided to try to change the ending! About 60 years ago, Reverend Gilbert Caldwell had just married his sweetheart, Grace. They set out on their honeymoon from… Read more »

A Real Lucky Duck! Arkansas 8th Graders Create a New Leg for Peg the Duck!

Peg the Duck

Patsy Smith, from Mississippi Country, Arkansas, has raised ducks for many years. One of her ducks, Peg, was a bit different. When he was young, Peg lost one of his legs from a run-in with a turtle. After a while, the wound on his leg started to become infected. So… Read more »

A World of Difference – Great Quotes for Kids About Diversity and Tolerance


Everyday, our classrooms, neighborhoods and communities become more diverse (or different).    People from different countries, cultures, religions and with unique abilities, religions and beliefs continue to spread out around the world.  Different skin colors,  languages, physical abilities and clothes are some of the types of diversity that we experience every day. How we… Read more »

#WeDineTogether! – Boca Raton High School Puts Others First!

Denis Estimon

Many kids look forward eating lunch with their friends at school each day. But for some kids, especially those who are new to a school, lunch can be a very lonely time. While many kids are sitting with their friends, others spend each lunch period alone. Denis Estimon, a senior,… Read more »

Meet Julia – Sesame Street’s Amazing New Muppet with Autism!

Julia Sesame Street

Have you ever heard of autism?  Do you know someone who has autism? Well, if not, you are about to meet someone who does!  A muppet! For the first time ever, Sesame Street is adding a muppet who has autism to its cast! Julia is just like most 4 year… Read more »

10 Year Old Gianni Graham Collects 5,000 Dolls For Girls In Need!

Gianni Graham

While most girls like to play with dolls, 10 year old Gianni Graham of Norfolk, Virginia has chosen to give them away!  She gives them to girls in need.  Girls who live in foster care, homeless shelters and others who live in poverty. Gianni started with Barbies. Her goal was… Read more »

Great Empathy Quotes for Kids and Students

Great Empathy Quotes for Kids and Students

Empathy is trying to understand what another person is feeling.  It is seeing the world through another’s eyes.   It helps people to get along better and to feel better. Having empathy is a key ingredient to becoming the  best person you can be.  You can practice empathy by: listening… Read more »

Life Lessons and Quotes for Kids from Disney Characters!

Disney Characters

You probably think of Disney characters and movies as a lot of fun and, often, amazing. But did you ever think that each movie offers great life lessons about things like patience, perseverance, kindness and tolerance? Well, it’s true. To prove it, we have compiled a list of great quotes for kids from famous Disney characters:… Read more »