Learn Empathy, Negotiation, and Sense of Self through these creative projects and art-based activities adapted for at-home use.
These activities are geared towards students of all ages and provide an objective, recommended materials list, and easy-to-follow instructions.
Click on each lesson's link to download the PDF file
AB Scenes – an acting activity utilizing Empathy
If You Really Knew Me – a Sense of Self, brainstorming exercise
Magic Carpet – an imaginative ensemble building game
RoShamBoGrow – play Rock, Paper, Scissors while Negotiating towards a shared goal
Picture Monologues – a writing and theater activity focusing on Empathy
Family Constellation - work together to create a 3-D representation of your family unit
Seven Sentence Story - an improv game focusing on Negotiation
The Iceberg - a visual art activity focusing on Sense of Self
Family Tree - collaborative art activity focusing on Negotiation and Sense of Self
Survival - assemble a survival guide together; a Negotiation activity
Why You Were Late - an improv game focusing on Negotiation
Me Poem - Sense of Self reflection, poetry and writing activity
Museum of Me - a theater activity focusing on Sense of Self
Superman vs. Kryptonite - a visual art activity focusing on Sense of Self
Family Puzzles - a visual art activity for the whole family focusing on Negotiation and Sense of Self
Making Me - a Sense of Self art activity that illustrates emotions and learning to manage emotions.
Our Family Shield - a collaborative visual art project to explore your Sense of Self and the whole family.
Empathy Monologues - analyze a challenging situation from two different perspectives with this writing excersize focusing on Empathy.
Box Full of Stories - use Negotiation to develop a unique story in this theater and writing activity.
More activities plus LENS Project videos!
At-Home LENS Project activities are supported by:
The Bamford Foundation, Ben B. Cheney Foundation, Boeing Company, Clover Park School District, Florence B. Kilworth Foundation, Gottfried & Mary Fuchs Foundation, Key Bank, Norcliffe Foundation, Pierce County Community Connections, Tacoma Public Schools