Engage students in a fun role-playing game around practicing kindness!
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skills: self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills, responsible decision-making, and self-management.
Split up students into pairs or groups, and ask them to act out scenarios around practicing kindness. Encourage students to be creative and dramatic, and consider using fun formats such as switching actors mid-scene, playing TV or movie characters, changing the genre (e.g., comedy, thriller, drama, historical), etc.
Here are some example scenarios to get started:
Facilitate a live virtual exchange with your Empatico partner class, and invite students to perform their skits for each other, share what they learned, and discuss any personal experiences with similar situations. You might even challenge them to perform a skit together over the video call!
Guide students through a post-activity reflection by asking the following questions: