Tag: empathy

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

Photo Courtesy of TheHappySoulProject.com

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 »

Katie’s Krops: Teenager Katie Stagliano ‘Grows It Forward’ To Help the Hungry

Katie Stagliano

When she was just 9 years old, Katie Stagliano planted a cabbage seed in a garden outside her house.  She cared for it everyday by watering it, weeding it and giving it plant food.  It grew to be HUGE!  Forty pounds huge! Katie wanted to do something special with this… Read more »

Allie Gleason Shines a Bright Light To Help Young People Understand Asperger’s Syndrome

Allie Gleason

This is a guest post written by Allie Gleason, a high school student from Cary, North Carolina, with Asperger’s Syndrome who spends some of her free time as a volunteer-intern-extraordinaire at EducatorLabs. She is a cheerleader for allthose affected by ASD. We applaud your efforts, Allie! As a teen with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS),… Read more »