Friends and Neighbors: The Helping Game – A Social-Emotional Game that Develops Empathy and Compassion! Can players help a little girl who’s sad because she’s standing out in the rain or a boy who’s afraid of the dark? With Friends and Neighbors, winner of multiple awards including Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, children will learn how! In this matching game that focuses on emotions, children encounter persons with a problem and reach into the Helping Bag to pull out a token – can the token help someone on the game board? If so, it’s a match!
By playing the game with their children, parents can help kids recognize feelings in others – the first step to building empathy. Game includes 4 game boards, 14 tokens, 1 Helping Bag, 1 Stop Sign board, parent guide and Friends and Neighbors book.