Wilma jean the worry machine activity and idea book
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine Activity and Idea Book – Children's BookstoreWilma Jean worries about everything — she worries about missing the bus, doing a math problem wrong, having friends to play with, and getting carrots in her school lunch! Although quite common, anxiety disorders in children are often misdiagnosed and overlooked. This fun and humorous book addresses the problem of anxiety in a way that relates to children of all ages. It offers creative strategies for parents and teachers to use that can lessen the severity of anxiety. The goal of the book is to give children the tools needed to feel more in control of their anxiety. For those worries that are not in anyone's control i.
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine
The perfect companion to the Wilma Jean the Worry Machine picture book. Anxiety is considered to be the number one cause of health problems in America. It is normal for everyone to feel fear, worry and apprehension from time to time, but when these feelings develop into extreme proportions, anxiety becomes a disability. The purpose of this activity book is to offer creative anxiety reduction strategies , and give children the tools they need to feel more in control of their anxiety! While living in Utah, she became actively involved in teaching children how to ski. That experience led to a love of teaching in general.
I love your idea about using buckets to clarify irrational and rational thoughts and worries. It provides an avenue to make abstract ideas concrete. Thank you for sharing. I've put together some videos on developing coping skills. Welcome to my blog where I talk about all things school counselor and encourage others to Counselor Up! Subscribe in a reader.