Walk in my sneakers - empathy activity

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Learn to walk in someone else's shoes in this social-emotional learning activity that focuses on perspective-taking and empathy. Now includes a digital version for use with Google Slides. Students will read given scenarios and answer the questions, attempting to put themselves in someone's shoes. Great for students who are struggling to make and keep friends.

This activity takes about 30 minutes to complete with a small or large group. The goal is for students to practice having empathy and perspective-taking skills.


►Activity description including instructions/walk-through of activity, objectives, materials, guiding questions, SEL competencies, and ASCA standards.

►6 pages of scenarios with empathy-driven questions

►Black and white versions included.

►UPDATED: Now includes Google Classroom version, the link to access this resource on Google Drive and instructions for use is on page 16.

***This activity is also available as part of my Social Skills Small Group Counseling Curriculum ***

▶️Where can I find the google classroom link?

Google slides link and instructions are on page 20.

▶️What formats are included?

-Pdf version to print out.

-Powerpoint version.

-Google Slides version.

▶️What mode should I use this in google slides?

This product is meant to be used in "edit" mode (not "presentation" mode). Edit mode is the only mode that allows drag & drop and writing in text boxes.


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