Kimochis SOS for Early Childhood

Kimochis to the Rescue for Challenging Behaviors

Character

CLOUD

Feelings

Happy, Mad, Sad

SEL Tools

Self-Regulation

Story

  • Lives in the sky
  • Favorite number: 9
  • Favorite color: gray
  • Loves butterscotch pudding and tea

Personality

  • Unpredictable; happy one day, then mad or sad
  • Can be moody
  • Working on controlling his emotions

Cloud has Communication Tools for
these Challenging Behaviors:

Moods

Grabbing

Yelling

Pushing

Hurt Words

Character

BUG

Feelings

Brave, Left Out

SEL Tools

Self-Talk

Story

  • Lives in a manzanita tree
  • Favorite number: 2
  • Favorite color: magenta
  • Loves honey
  • Plays the mandolin

Personality

  • Smart & very thoughtful• Cautious and a little scared to try new things, but he dreams of flying
  • Afraid of change
  • Shy & can get left out is emotions

Bug has Communication Tools for
these Challenging Behaviors:

Fear of New Things

Inclusion and Slow to Warm

Hurtful Moments

Character

HUGGTOPUS

Feelings

Silly, Frustrated

SEL Tools

Attention and Focus

Story

  • Lives in a swimming hole
  • Favorite number: 8
  • Favorite color: pink
  • Special treat is bubblegum!
  • Plays the xylophone

Personality

  • Silly, excited; sometimes, out of control
  • Gets too close to friends
  • Not aware of others’ needs
  • Can make anyone feel better

Huggs has Communication Tools for
these Challenging Behaviors:

Interrupting

Cutting in line

Special Differences

Rough and Tumble Play

Character

CAT

Feelings

Curious, Cranky

SEL Tools

Re-Do Hurtful Moments

Story

  • Lives in a cherry blossom tree
  • Favorite number: 10
  • Favorite color: purple
  • Loves warm milk & almond cookies

Personality

  • A strong leader; can be too bossy
  • Can get cranky and take it out on her friends
  • Practicing how to redo her mistakes

Cat has Communication Tools for
these Challenging Behaviors:

Bossy Talk

Redo Hurtful Action

Character

LOVEY DOVE

Feelings

Proud, Kind

SEL Tools

Compassion and Empathy

Story

  • Adopted her baby, Turtle Dove
  • Lives in a Japanese maple tree
  • Favorite number: 11
  • Favorite color: yellow
  • Loves carrots, raisins
  • Loves to sing

Personality

  • Sweet and loving
  • Proud of her friends
  • Hopeful that everyone will get along, anxious when they don’t
  • Sends friendly signals
  • Acts and speaks in kind ways

Lovey Dove has Communication Tools for
these Challenging Behaviors:

Friendly Climate

Inclusion

Appreciations