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Hi! I’m Bug!

I’m pretty smart and thoughtful. I’m also cautious and a little scared to try new things. I know that change is a good thing, but sometimes, it makes me afraid.

If you know a child who’s a bit shy like me, here are some helpful Tools from the Kimochis® Educator’s Tool Kit: Early Childhood Edition to help with self-talk.

SOS Tools

Fear of New Things: Bug can try new things (Pg. 75)

Inclusion and Slow to Warm: Use your eyes and ears to be kind (Pg. 186)

Hurtful Moments: How to redo a hurtful moment (Pg. 128)

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Bug is afraid to try new things. When his friends invite him for a swim, he would much rather stay at home and read a good book. When Lovey Dove reminds Bug that it’s okay to be afraid, Bug finds the courage to overcome his scared feelings and dives right into the fun surprising everyone! Bug Makes a Splash! is a sweet reminder for reluctant children on the meaning of being brave and offers caregivers simple tips to help children find the courage to spread their wings and fly.