Anger is referred to as a “secondary emotion” because we tend to use anger to cover up other vulnerable feelings. This is such a good reminder for the next time you feel angry at your partner, as a parent, or for when your kid acts angry.
This is a fun craft activity to do with a anxious or scared child in the hospital. The child life specialist can work on the pet worry monster with the child to place in their room to help cope with hospitalization and promote the child's resiliency.
Paper Plate Emotion Masks are a great way for children to express how they are feeling without using any words. These masks will help facilitate emotions that children may not be able to come up with on their own.