Empathy Apps, Games, and Websites

These awesome digital tools help kids put themselves in the shoes of others. Teaching kids to think about how other people feel will serve them well for their entire life.

Browse Empathy Apps, Games, and Websites

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Express feelings in safe, healthy ways with Daniel's lead.
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Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Narrated photos prepare kids for social situations.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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3
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Kids cure and feed animals in cute, empathy-promoting app.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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3
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Colorful, interactive book lets kids celebrate diversity.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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4
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Hilarious and creative way for little ones to see emotions.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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4
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Learn tricks, make friends, and shop with a virtual puppy.
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Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, Leapster Explorer
(2011)
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Engaging and funny interactive adventures are pure joy.
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Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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4
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Brought to you by the letter "F" -- for fun.
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URL: http://www.sesamestreet.org
(2008)
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4
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Free app builds emotional awareness; best with adult input.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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5
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Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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5
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Powerful, engaging tool can help boost kids' social skills.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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6
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Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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6
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Fantastic app teaches emotions, coping strategies for kids.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
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6
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Stories, beautiful photos help kids build global awareness.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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7
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Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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7
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Online world where kids become heroes by combating bullying.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
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7
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Simple, accessible, and fun animal care for young girls.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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7
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Loads of super educational games and activities.
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URL: http://www.pbskids.org/go
(2007)
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8
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Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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8
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Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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8
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Engaging animated lessons help kids learn key social skills.
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Devices: iPad
(2014)
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10
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Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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10
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Dynamo site for girls has priorities right.
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URL: http://www.newmoon.com/
(2008)
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10
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Subtle message, stellar design teach empathy through play.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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10
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Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
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Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
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11
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Graphic novel teaches kids to feel good about themselves.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
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12
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Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
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12
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Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
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13
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Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
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13
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Empowering sim explores women's issues and activism.
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Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
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13
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Short films made by teens, for teens tackle social issues.
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URL: http://www.scenariosusa.org
(2012)
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13
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Creative, supportive forum for teens to share their work.
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URL: http://www.teenink.com
(2009)