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at Highland Elementary School in Sylvania are learning about empathy. Their
teacher wants them to understand what it's like to ‘walk in someone else's
students are making loom bracelets in an effort to put smiles on the faces of
patients at Toledo Children's Hospital.
key to have that sense of empathy," said Andrea Hoffman, a counselor. "It helps
you get along and build relationships."
part of a school project, Hoffman decided to reach out to students to see if
they wanted to help others feel better. That's how Looms of Love Bracelets
says making the bracelets is a huge trend among the students. She says the life
lesson the children are learning, and the excitement they have in giving to
others has been a touching experience.
struggled with the idea of empathy," she said. "So I'm trying to have them do
things that help them understand. I think this is one thing that's tying in
really well, doing something for someone else who doesn't feel good. It helps
them to feel better, and if I were sick, it would make me feel better."
will continue their effort this week. So far, they've made close to 1,000
bracelets. They will soon be delivered to patients.