Mr. Russell's Class are participating in the Roots of Empathy programme for 2016/2017! The Roots of Empathy programme began in 1996 when Mary Gordon, child advocate and parenting expert, started the program with 150 kids in Toronto, Canada. Her goal was to help create a society where people were kind to one another and thought it would be best to start with children who are just developing their social skills.
The programme teaches the class to understand other people's feelings -
Click on the links below to see photos from the Family Visit for that theme!
> Theme 1: Meeting the Family
> Theme 2: Crying
> Theme 3: Caring for Baby
> Theme 4: Emotions
> Theme 5: Sleep
> Theme 6: Safety
> Theme 7: Communication
> Theme 8: Who Am I?
> Theme 9: Goodbye and Good Wishes