Tolerance and Friendship assembly for elementary students (K-6th grade)
Meet “Big HEART Ed” the newest addition to the BOOM Troupe family. Ed is the kind of kid everyone wants to be his or her friend. Not because Ed is cool or good at sports, but because he has HEART (HONESTY, EMPATHY, ACCEPTANCE, RESPECT AND THOUGHTFULNESS) and uses those traits when he meets new people. Through Ed’s actions, we learn how to use HEART to be tolerant of differences (in our physical appearance, ways of life, our beliefs and ideas) and be the kinds of friends we would all like to have. “BIG HEART ED” was inspired by the latest research from the Teaching Tolerance Organization and the Illinois Learning Standards for Social and Emotional Learning.