The easy-to-play game and process that teach skills for building healthy social and emotional well-being. 

  • Improve social and academic success

    Improve social and academic success

    The I Can Relate game and process help children and adults develop SEL skills. Players learn to connect feelings and needs with kind actions in a variety of situations.

  • Develop healthier and happier relationships

    Develop healthier and happier relationships

    Learn empathy guessing, how to see the perspectives of others, how to respond rather than react, and problem-solving skills

  • Relieve emotional stress and increase well-being

    Relieve emotional stress and increase well-being

    Learn how to identify your feelings and needs, expand your emotional vocabulary, and develop mindfulness and sorting skills

The I Can Relate Game™ builds relationship skills that help people relate to others with empathy, understanding, and respect. By encouraging players to “put themselves in someone else’s shoes,” the I Can Relate Game teaches skills to become more self-aware, more mindful of feelings and needs, and to develop more empathy toward others and themselves. Children and adults practice the relationship skills of listening to stories and situations, naming feelings, identifying needs, and showing empathy and kindness — without being aware of the learning process.

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Benefits of using the I Can Relate Game and Process:


  • Learn Empathy Guessing skills that increase empathy for others and self
  • Improve relationships by increasing your ability to relate to the perspectives of others
  • Practice Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills that improve relationships and build self-awareness resulting in increased academic success.
  • Become clearer about how to relate to others in Challenging Situations
  • Gain awareness and appreciation for the Positive Situations in life
  • Increase vocabulary of words for expressing essential Emotions
And – at a deeper level:
  • Better manage anxiety using Systems Theory concepts including self-differentiation and anxiety awareness
  • Enhance Mindfulness through the practice of being present in the moment
  • Improve well-being using a sorting process associated with Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Learn Nonviolent Communication (NVC) skills that foster connecting with others
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Games are tailored for 4 age groups:

3 - 9 Years Old

3 - 9 Years Old

The I Can Relate Games for ages 3-9 years helps young children practice and learn skills that help them express and manage emotions so they can effectively develop self-regulation skills. Two games (Level 1 and Level 2) are available. 

9 - 12 Years Old

9 - 12 Years Old

Children learn social and emotional skills that will result in healthier relationships and improved academic performance.

12 - 16 Years Old

12 - 16 Years Old

Students learn skills that help them become self-aware which results in greater self-esteem and confidence.

Adults 16+ Years Old

Adults 16+ Years Old

You will be better able to cope with anxiety and to deal with conflict by allowing time for identifying and respectful sharing of feelings and needs with others.