The social and emotional benefits to nurturing empathy in children in school and at home can help to encourage healthy relationships, make responsible decisions and can help regulate emotions.
That's why today's new, collaborative gardening tool is all rooted in empathy. This tool is helpful for gardeners of all ages to gain a better understanding and appreciation for what someone else is 'growing' through. It can also be beneficial for a gardener to understand how the impact of negative experiences and challenging emotions (weeds) can have on our own behavior. The final stop on our Weeds to Seeds Empathy Map...find the 'gardening tools' that are right for you and 'grow' from there.
Scroll down to download for a blank Weeds to Seeds Map to use as a group gardening exercise in your classroom or to use at home with your family.
CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO DOWNLOAD A BLANK WEEDS TO SEEDS MAP
CLICK ON THE IMAGE ABOVE TO DOWNLOAD A BLANK WEEDS TO SEEDS EMPATHY MAP
FOR YOUR CLASS TO WORK ON AS A GROUP OR IN TEAMS
- THIS IS ALSO A HELPFUL TOOL TO USE AT HOME -
Hey gardeners, did you do our Weeds to Seeds Empathy Map? If so, congratulations, you just earned yourself the 'Weeds to Seeds Map' Gardening Tool Badge!
--> Click the badge to download a pdf sticker for your Gardening Tool Badge Collector Sheet!