The Big Idea: Meet Buddy the monster, who feels anxious in the dark and needs to think through a solution. Kids will learn Buddy’s “Breathe, Think, Do” plan.
Launch Breathe, Buddy, Breathe!
- Click and read through the story together. After page 1, pause to ask: “How do you think Buddy feels right now? How can he tell he’s having a big feeling? How can you tell when you’re having a big feeling?”
- After reading, ask: “How does Buddy feel now? How did he handle his big feeling?” Look back at page 2 to review Buddy’s steps.
- Encourage kids to use Buddy’s “breathe, think, do” strategy next time they have a big feeling.