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My Special Name: Social Emotional Activities and Printable


One of the value that the book ‘Chrysanthemum’ teaches in kindness. After reading the story, you can ask your children a series of questions to help them try think and put themselves in Chrysanthemum situation. This activity will help them develop empathy for others as well as understanding that being different is not a bad thing.

Talk about kindness

Through asking a series of questions that make your children think about Chrysanthemum’s predicament, you can help instil the value of kindness. Some questions you ask your children are:

  • Why did Chrysanthemum’s friends make fun of her?

  • How did that make her feel?

  • if you are in the same class as Chrysanthemum, what would you have said to her?