We Can All Do Our Share
Students will describe acts of philanthropy that are possible for persons of any age to do and will recognize that personal acts of service are carried out every day in the community.
This lesson encourages children to think of the feelings of others. They discover that it feels good to make others feel good.
The children define philanthropy and have the opportunity to see they can participate in philanthropy. The memory-building game stimulates the children to choose many different ways of being philanthropic to improve their community.
This lesson will help students recognize heroes within their community. Children quite often revere sports stars and celebrities. But most real heroes are not people of great renown. They live near us. By performing small acts, they win our admiration. Since children imitate what they see and hear, it is important to point out to them what actions merit honor and which individuals deserve admiration.