With his very haphazard Photoshop skills Kyle introduces the concept of Generosity by looking at some common situations we find ourselves in.
RUNTIME: 4min 12sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Mashy GFX Generosity
Have you ever been in one of the situations Kyle talks about at the beginning; not much extra spending money for the family, really sad news of another kid at your school, or people in your neighbourhood having a hard time? Share with your group what was going on.
Describe how you felt knowing that other people were struggling.
One way we can help to boost morale and encourage people is generosity. In your group come up with a statement that explains what generosity means.
Have you ever seen, heard, or experienced someone’s generosity? Share with your group what happened and how it made you feel.
What sorts of things have you done to be generous? Tell the people in your group what happened.
Lyds shares a very useful catch phrase that reminds us about the importance of Generosity.
RUNTIME: 3min 02sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Catch Phrase Generosity
Describe some of the things that might cause a school, family, or neighbourhood to ‘struggle’.
Discuss how we might know that people are struggling.
Explain what generosity means.
Practice the Catchphrase in both English and Māori; What helps you, helps me. Mēnā he pai mākū, he pai māu. Remember the actions!
How does being generous help everyone, including us?
Share about a time when you showed generosity to someone. Was it time, resource, or support? And how did being generous make you feel?
Have a chat about how Lydia was obviously feeling at the end of this video. Why is she feeling so excited?
In your group have a think about if there is anyone in your community (family, school, or neighbourhood) who could use someone’s generosity, and then come up with some ideas of how you could be that generous someone.