Effective Communication and Philanthropy Vocabulary

Grade Level: 
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Speaking and Listening
A resource guide for activities and games to help students work on communication and listening skills.

This resource guide highlights activities you can do with your students to help them enhance their communication and listening skills. 


  • This Activity Builds Communication Skills. Back-to-Back Builder - Students work on communication and listening skills while designing and building simple objects. Play this game frequently with different materials to help students think about the power of words and how difficult it can be to get their message across to another person without it being lost in translation. Message sent is not always message received.


  • This Activity Builds Philanthropy Vocabulary. The Vocabulary of Philanthropy - Students play a matching game on teams to expose them to or reinforce their familiarity with many of the terms associated with philanthropy.