When it comes to working with young children, storytelling and play are the best ways to get the conversation going on mental health. So, for your benefit and mine, here are a few videos that might help spark discussion on mental health with preschool age kids!

Feelings, Feelings, Feelings!

When I Feel Scared | Story Time Read Aloud! | 😰🐻❤ | Shon’s Stories

Beep and bing tries to cheer up bang (StoryBots)

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood FULL EPISODE | Daniel Gets Mad / Katerina Gets Mad | PBS KIDS


Bluey | Learn About Feelings With Bluey 😊 | Disney Junior UK

How To Tame My Anxiety Monster

When I Feel Angry by Cornelia Maude Spelman | Children’s Mental Health | Books Read Aloud | Anger

Mrs. Kim Reads When I Feel Jealous (READ-ALOUD)

Divorce, Different Families

Families! Families! Families! – Suzanne Lang


Sesame Street: Little Children, Big Challenges – Divorce – “Abby’s Story” (Sesame Street)

Mister Rogers Talks About Divorce


Death and Grieving

Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? by Elke Barber – now Elke Thompson – Read Aloud in May 2020

The Sad Dragon (a dragon book about grief and loss) by Steve Herma

Bullies and Being Kind

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood | STOP! Margaret Doesn’t Like That! | PBS KIDS

Mrs. Kim Reads When I Care about Others (READ-ALOUD)

Special Needs

READ ALOUD: My Big Brother DJ: A story about a child with special needs By Shenita S. Agee

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Click here to read: Relaxation Videos For Kids Under 10 Minutes

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