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Gear To Get: Developing Empathy

November 1, 2020

Helping your child develop their sense of compassion and altruism can be easy and fun with these five items.    

Melissa & Doug Pet Vet Play Set 

Imaginative play helps children develop empathy. Make house calls anywhere with this complete 24–piece vet set with pets and a tote bag for easy storage. Ages 3 and up. $29.99 

Animal Chat Emotion Activity Cards 

Help kids learn feelings, build empathy, and imagine together with this durable learning deck of 30 emotions. Especially helpful for children with diverse learning needs, autism, or ADHD. Ages 4 and up. $15.99 

These Are My Pants: Sam’s Giving Adventure 

Sam teaches us that an act of goodwill and generosity is a win for everyone. 20% of book proceeds to the Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona. Ages 0–6. $9.99 

Yours Kindly 

Develop kindness and empathy in kids with this immersive learning 15-day challenge. Includes 15 activities, arts and craft kit with supplies, poster, two books and more.  Ages 5 and up. $36.00 


Mission-packed undersea animal rescue game for 2–4 players helps young children build a foundation of resolving conflicts and ultimately helping one another. Ages 5–8. $29.99

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