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Welcome to the Best of Daily Adventures! This week we highlight the best of the best of our past Daily Adventures. We hope you enjoy the videos, articles, and challenges, we’ve put together!

Empathy helps us better understand someone else’s experiences and has been described as a “superpower” in relationship building. Think of a time when someone truly heard your story and how that felt. Can you do that for others? Take some time to sharpen your own empathy skills with the videos, articles, and challenges below. 

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A 11-year-old is helping give back to the Tucson community by helping donate supplies to schools in the Tucson Unified School District.



Watch + Learn

In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr. Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities. Explore empathy with Brene Brown (2:53)



Family Adventure-tivity

Play A Get-To-Know-You Game as a family! Was your grandma featured in the local newspaper for doing 57 backflips in a row? Did your dad head to Canada to pick up his favorite maple syrup? Find out together and compare your score to the TomTod staff! Share your family’s score with us on Facebook, Instagram, or at 

  • Why is learning about other’s experiences important and/or helpful?
  • How can sharing about yourself change a relationship?


Student Design Challenge

We know you have the amazing ability to combine empathy and creativity! Use your skills to make one or two or 22 fun-tastic creations to teach others to be more empathetic. 


Not sure how to make your own videos? Check out Youtube’s Creator Academy to learn how! Youtube’s Creator Academy will show you how to film, edit, upload, and promote videos! What kind of Youtube channel will you create? Don’t forget to tag TomTod in your creations so we can share your message and help make you insta-famous!


Explore More: The selfie has been around for a very long time. Whaaat!?People online have a lot to say about selfies,” says Alicia Eler in her article I, Selfie. “Love them, hate them, feel indifferent about them, think they’re part of internet culture, a place we escape to…” Start a conversation about selfies with your family! Here are some starting points:

    • Why do you take selfies?
    • Are you ‘different’ in your selfies?
    • How could a selfie be used to create change?
    • Share your selfie with us, along with an answer to one of the above questions, and we will feature you on our social media!


Check out this article all about the selfie for more conversation starter ideas!

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