Empathy, Compassion & Perspective Taking - Social Skills Lessons & Activities

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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145 pages
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Description

Help kids in Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade develop empathy, perspective-taking, and compassion with this social awareness Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and character education curriculum. Teach children how to be kind, inclusive, and compassionate using 5 detailed social skills lessons filled with classroom tools and engaging activities to use for classroom lessons, guidance, or counseling.

Through a variety of thought-provoking lessons, discussions, community building ideas, and tons of engaging activities…

  • Children will learn how to understand that their feelings and behaviors affect others.
  • Children will learn what empathy means and learn to identify the needs of others.
  • Children will practice being compassionate and develop empathy through thoughtful community interactions.
  • Children will learn the meaning of compassion.
  • Children will work together to develop an inclusive classroom community.

What does this unit cover?

Our Feelings & Behaviors Affect Others. Lesson 1 teaches children how to understand that their feelings and behaviors affect others and helps them learn ways to make adjustments.

Developing Empathy. Lesson 2 teaches children to understand what empathy is and why it is important. They will learn to identify and describe people’s needs depending on the experience.

Displaying Empathy. Lesson 3 teaches children to describe ways of being empathetic (looks, sounds, feels) and not. The lesson and activities will encourage children to act in empathetic ways.

A Community of Compassion. Lesson 4 teaches children to understand what compassion means. They will learn to describe and demonstrate ways that they can show compassion to others.

Building an Inclusive Community. Lesson 5 teaches children to understand what community means and work together to build a classroom community with compassion for others.

Activities included in the Social Awareness unit:

  • Discussion Starters cards
  • Anchor Chart pieces
  • Coloring Quote Posters
  • Boardgame
  • Tons of literature connections & writing prompts
  • Mini-Book
  • Sorting activity
  • Community art project
  • Stand In My Shoes craftivity
  • Class welcome book
  • Pennant template & Compassion banner
  • & more!

PLUS A BRAND NEW BONUS: Family Partnership Guide

Connect with and encourage families to take part in the social-emotional learning development of their child and the concepts you are teaching at school. Each unit includes a printable guide with a letter to families, strategies and activities they can try at home, and a book guide with video links.

Check out the DETAILED PREVIEW for a look at this SEL unit up close and the variety of lessons and activities included!

♥♥The mind+heart Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for K-2 is available for a SPECIAL LOW PRICE DISCOUNT. Get your entire year’s worth of lessons (40+ included) and activities to help young children to develop emotional literacy, self-control, and social competence TODAY! ♥♥

WHY this is the ONE Social-Emotional Learning resource you need to teach kids about social awareness and empathy!

  1. Each lesson and follow-up activities can extend to cover your SEL time for a month! This is a flexible SEL curriculum that can be taught when teachers have time, while the recommendation is to teach a lesson once a week and extend it throughout the week with the follow-up activities.
  2. You will have what you need to facilitate meaningful discussions and impactful activities that build important social and emotional skills and grow your classroom community.
  3. You will save time as the planning is done for you.
  4. Since this is research-based and follows the CASEL framework for SEL, you know that you are covering the most important lessons kids need!
  5. It provides a TON of variety and includes activities that will engage students and help them build important emotional awareness skills.
  6. The lessons and activities work great for morning classroom meetings or end of the day lessons, for school counselors, classroom teachers, and in a homeschool setting.

♥♥Teach the printable version of this unit with the digital version of the Empathy & Social Awareness unit. Buy them together in THIS $$ saving bundle! ♥♥

Try the SEL program that is needed in ALL classrooms!

mind+heart Social Emotional Learning curriculum for K-2

mind+heart Social Emotional Learning curriculum for 3-5

Need digital and printable SEL lessons and activities?

♥♥The DIGITAL & PRINTABLE Social Emotional Learning Curriculum COMBO BUNDLE for K-2 is available NOW at a HUGE discount (45% OFF buying the units separately)! Use both bundles together (DIGITAL & PRINTABLE) to offer a well-rounded SEL program in your classroom! ♥♥

Check out the other SEL units for K-2:

Emotions & Feelings

Self-Regulation & Self-Control

Growth Mindset

Relationships & Friendship

Empathy & Social Awareness

Kindness & Bucket Filling

Respect & Gratitude

Responsibility, Goal Setting, & Conflict Resolution

Check out the *DIGITAL* SEL units for K-2:

Emotions & Feelings

Self-Regulation & Self-Control

Growth Mindset

Relationships & Friendship

Empathy & Social Awareness

Kindness & Bucket Filling

Respect & Gratitude

Responsibility, Goal Setting, & Conflict Resolution

Related Products

SEL Book Companion Bundle

Morning Meeting SEL Bundle

Back to School SEL Resource

Kindness Classroom Challenge Pack with Calendars

Class Management BUNDLE

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Total Pages
145 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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