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 »

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 »

Sean Lesniak – 11 Year Old is Making Waves to Save Sharks!

Shawn Lesniak

Like many young people, 11 year old Sean Lesniak is fascinated with sharks.  However, Sean is not just interested in learning about them and watching them, but about helping them to survive. Sean’s passion for sharks started very early in life.  When Sean was just 3 years old, while watching… Read more »

Michael Swaine – Stitch By Stitch His Sewing Mends Hearts and a Community

Michael Swaine and His Sewing Machine

On the 15th of each month, for nearly 15 years, Michael Swaine, a college art professor in Northern California, wheels his old fashioned sewing machine into one of the toughest and poorest neighborhoods in San Francisco. Why would he ever do this you may ask?  His only purpose is to help others,… Read more »

Lillian Weber – 99 Year Old Makes A Dress A Day For African Children

Lillian Weber

For the last few years, Lillian Weber, a 99 year old woman from Iowa, has had a big goal. She wants to create 1,000 dresses for African children by her 100th birthday on May 6th, 2015. So far, she has made hundreds of dresses and is on track to achieve… 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 »