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