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Write About Helping Others

Inspired by Carmen Sandiego Episode 8, kids write an essay describing how they can help others.

How Can YOU Help?

As Carmen travels the world, she does everything she can to help others, like donating to charity. With you kids, list other ways you can work together to help others.

Inspired by Episode 8 of the Netflix series.

Activity Instructions

Kids write an essay describing how they can help others.

Estimated Time: 30–45 minutes
Materials Needed: Writing materials

  1. Carmen helps others by donating the money she gets to charities whose missions she likes. However, there are many ways to help others that don’t involve stealing large amounts of money from VILE. Brainstorm some ways to help others. These may include sending someone a card, donating a meal to a hungry family, or volunteering to help younger children learn to read.
  2. Have kids write an essay about different ways they can help other people and why helping others is an important part of being a good citizen.