Worry can be a really big feeling. We worry about our families, our friends, and ourselves. And when our worry gets too big, it can be very overwhelming. Organizing your thinking when it comes to what you worry about can be helpful! Click the link to hear the story “Wilma Jean, the Worry Machine”, and then try the activity below.
Let’s try something together
Write or Draw something you worry about. And now think about it: Why do you worry about it? How does the worry affect your life? Can you control it? Why is sorting our worries, like in the clip, helpful?
Daily Social Emotional Learning Tips
Check the Syracuse City School District website daily for more Social Emotional Learning tips.
Tune in Tuesdays: Today’s kids and teens spend on average more than seven hours per day looking at a screen-- their phones, tablets, televisions, computers, video games… it can sometimes feel like it’s impossible to escape. It’s part of our children’s culture. If we can’t beat ‘em… join them! Every Tuesday, a link will be shared for a short clip that you can watch with your child. We will also share discussion questions that you can ask your child to explore more about their ideas and experiences related to the content of the video.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! Share pictures of your family 'tuning in' on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #SCSDCares.