Cub Scouts can learn to be kind and compassionate. The program helps give this explanation of compassion:
Being kind and considerate, and showing concern for the well-being of others.
Compassion involves thinking about others. What is it like to walk in another person’s shoes? What does it feel like to be left out? How can I give a hand to a friend who needs help? Here are a few ideas:
- Invite a person with a disability to come in and talk about the challenges they encounter in everyday life.
- Invite somebody who works with assistance dogs to come in and do a demonstration.
- Play some games which help demonstrate how people with special needs need to adapt. Here are a few:
- There are also some ideas for simulating disabilities in the program helps.
What are your ideas for March? Comment below.