“Before the play I kind of knew what empathy was but now I really know deep inside what it means.”
— second grade student, Hygiene Elementary, St. Vrain Valley Schools
About the Program
In addition to a performance of Trudy Ludwig’s popular children’s book, The Invisible Boy, this program explores the components of empathy. Students revisit key story moments to offer their ideas of how to help the characters make friends and show empathy to those around them.
Target audience: Grades K–1 (presented in combination with People Like Vince)
Preferred performance area: Gym
Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free to schools within Kaiser Permanente Colorado’s service area.
The Invisible Boy is written by Trudy Ludwig, illustrated by Patrice Barton, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Random House Children’s Books ©2013.
Mondays and Fridays through 2017.
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