LOU AND HIS MANE: TEACHING EMPATHY
If we help children develop a strong sense of empathy, we are helping them build a sense of security, a sense of belonging, build strong relationships and as research showed us positioning them well for learning and improve their mental health.
Sometimes children make fun of their friends without realizing that their words hurt other’s feelings. In this case when Monkey realized that Lou was terribly sad stopped the chant.
Empathy is the ability to understand what other people feel. We can teach young children empathy by being good role models, empathizing and respecting their feelings. Caring for others and providing opportunities for children to practice empathy by giving examples and talking about how they feel and what they think
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