What can you do to show empathy? Worksheet

What is the theory behind the What can you do to show empathy? Worksheet

Empathy in the most simplest form is the ability to understand the feelings of others. It requires one to put themselves in the other person’s shoes and truly understand their situation from their position. It is very important to teach children about empathy as it significantly contributes to their ability to form and maintain good social relations as they grow older. 

How will the worksheet help? 

This worksheet will prompt children to write about what they can do to show empathy to important people in their lives in various situations. This exercise will help them think about ways to be empathic which are appropriate to the other person’s feelings and situation. 

How to use the worksheet? 

This worksheet can be used by teachers, counsellors and therapists to teach young kids ways to be empathetic to others as part of social skills training. Instruct the child to read the situation and write down what they think is the correct way to show empathy to the other person.

You can download this worksheet here.

  

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