Learning Targets: 1) I can identify how fear feels. 2) I can recognize the meaning of courage.
Materials needed: Usable hand or finger puppets that mirror classroom students and an adult figure, teacher
Student Puppet One: I have a feeling in my tummy.
Student Puppet Two: What kind of feeling?
Student Puppet One: I don’t know. Not good. I feel sad. Maybe sick.
Student Puppet Two: Me too? This new place is scary. I like it, but I think I’m scared.
Student Puppet One: How do we make it go away? I think I want to go home. I want mommy.
Educator Puppet: Ok boys and girls. Let’s gather around on the carpet for a story. We are going to learn about a new word – Courage!
Student Puppet One: Oh my tummy hurts! But it looks so fun on the carpet.
Student Puppet Two: Look she has a book!
Student Puppet One: I’m still scared, but I want to try…
Student Puppet Two: Then I’m coming with you!