Theme: Provide opportunities for empathy, reflection and expanding social abilities
- To help students understand why certain people cannot advance as much as others in society
- To help the students understand how it feels when you do not have the means to provide the basic necessities to yourself or your loved ones
Suggested time needed: 60 Minutes
Group Size: 15 -25
- Paper with characters on them
Description of the Tool:
Step 1: Give each student a different role. Make sure that they keep their role to themselves.
Step 2: Ask participants to stand in a row, next to each other
Step 3: Tell the participants that you will be reading some statements and that they should move forward if they feel that these statements apply to them
Step 4: Once the simulation is over you can continue with some debriefing questions.
You can find the statements and debriefing questions in the attachments below
Tip to Facilitator:
Tip 1:Before giving the roles it helps if you make a short meditation sessions to ground the people and help them get into their role once they get the paper